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Skeletal System Scavenger Hunt

http://kidshealth.org/PageManager.jsp?lic=1&article_set=59294&cat_id=20607
How the Body Works: On this website students will watch a short movie about the skeletal system.

1. How many bones are in your body? _______________
2. Where do bones meet? ______________________________

http://yucky.discovery.com/flash/body/pg000124.html
Your Gross and Cool Body: Students will read facts on the skeletal system.

3. What are the two purposes for your bones? _______________________ and ___________________
4. How does a broken bone mend? ___________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________________

http://www1.bellevuepublicschools.org/curriculum/k6web/fifthgrade/bodysys/skeletalsystem.html
The Skeletal System: Students will read facts on the skeletal system.

5. What is the tough, smooth, shiny substance at the end of each bone called? __________________________________________
6. Bones are held together by strong stretchy bands called ______________________?

http://library.thinkquest.org/5777/ske1.htm
ThinkQuest: The Spine Students will read facts on the, which is the central support for the body and part of the skeletal system.

7. The spine is made up of separate irregular bones called _______________________?
8. There are __________ vertebrae in the spine.

http://www.elearningforkids.org/Courses/Liquid_Animation/Body_Parts/Skeleton/index.html
Learning for Kids: Students will be able to choose different bones and click on them to find out more information.

9. The ___________________ is the only moveable bone in your skull.
10. The larges bone in our body is the _________________.

http://web.archive.org/web/20050303011813/www4.tpgi.com.au/users/amcgann/body/skeletal.html
Skeletal System: Students will read facts on the skeletal system.

11. What happens in the bone marrow? ______________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/organ.html
Body System Interaction: Students will learn how different body systems work together.

12. What is one way the skeletal system interacts with the nervous system? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Extension Activities:
Skeletal System Quiz
http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/_bfs_SSquizsource.htm

Assemble a skeleton
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/skel/skel.htm

Watch a video
http://www.brainpop.com/health/bodysystems/skeleton/