A Question of…. Skeletons!!
1. 9. 2. 6. 12. 5. 11. 10. 4. 3. 8. 7.
How are the bones attached to muscles? By tendons
What are the three main  functions of our skeleton? Support, Protection, Movement.
What is the name of the liquid that fills the gap in joints? Synovial fluid.
What happens to the shape of a muscle when it contracts? It gets shorter and fatter
What is the name of the shortest bone in the body? The stapes
How are bones attached to other bones? Ligaments
What is the medical term for a broken bone? A fracture
How many bones does the average adult have? 206
Which part of our skeleton protects the heart and lungs? The ribcage
Which part of our skeleton is the body’s main support? The backbone.
What is the name of the longest bone in our body? The femur
Why do we need cartilage in our joints? To stop the ends of the bones wearing away.
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  1. 1. A Question of…. Skeletons!!
  2. 2. 1. 9. 2. 6. 12. 5. 11. 10. 4. 3. 8. 7.
  3. 3. How are the bones attached to muscles? By tendons
  4. 4. What are the three main functions of our skeleton? Support, Protection, Movement.
  5. 5. What is the name of the liquid that fills the gap in joints? Synovial fluid.
  6. 6. What happens to the shape of a muscle when it contracts? It gets shorter and fatter
  7. 7. What is the name of the shortest bone in the body? The stapes
  8. 8. How are bones attached to other bones? Ligaments
  9. 9. What is the medical term for a broken bone? A fracture
  10. 10. How many bones does the average adult have? 206
  11. 11. Which part of our skeleton protects the heart and lungs? The ribcage
  12. 12. Which part of our skeleton is the body’s main support? The backbone.
  13. 13. What is the name of the longest bone in our body? The femur
  14. 14. Why do we need cartilage in our joints? To stop the ends of the bones wearing away.

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