Within our bodies wehave many different What to do:parts which form ourskeleton. These bones Select the Skeleton below.help to support and This will take you to pageprotect our bodies. two. See if you can guess what the names of the bones are before clicking your mouse button. To find out information about the bone parts click onto the labels displayed.
Click here to go to finish SkullClavicle Scapula Ribcage HumerusSpine Radius & Ulna Pelvis Hand bones Femur Patella Tibia and Fibula Foot bones
Click here to go back. SkullThere are 29bonesaltogether inthe skull andjaw. They makea box to protectthe brain, eyesand ears.
Click here to go back. ClavicleThis is thecollar bone, andjoins thesternum (partof the chest) tothe shoulder.They supportthe arms andtransmit forcefrom arms intothe centralskeleton.
Click here to go back. RibcageThis protectsthe heart andlungs and otherupper organs.There are 24curved bones,and thesternum runsdown themiddle.
Click here to go back. SpineIt is made up of 24individual smallbones (calledvertebrae). Yourspine supports yourhead and body. Eachof the bones arelinked by small jointswhich can move alittle. Lots of smallmovements add upand let your spinebend a lot.
Click here to go back.Hand bonesThere are lotsof bones in yourhands. Thereare bones inyour wrist(carpals), palms(metacarpals)and fingers(phalanges).
Click here to go back. PatellaThis is the bonein yourkneecap. It istriangularshaped bone atthe front ofyour knee joint.This protectsthe knee joint.
Click here to go back. Foot bonesThere are 26bones in yourfoot. They canmake an archshape tosupport yourbody when youstand up.
Click here togo back. Scapula This is also known as the shoulder blade. It is a flat triangular bone that lies over the back of upper ribs. Helps with the movement of the arm and shoulder.
Click here togo back. Humerus This is the bone in your upper arm. It is a long bone and goes between your shoulder and elbow joints.
Click here togo back. Radius& Ulna These are the bones in your lower arm. The radius is on the thumb side of your arm. The two bones swivel over each other when you twist your wrist.
Click here togo back. Pelvis Your pelvis is shaped like a bowl. It holds all of the organs in the lower part of the body. It is a slightly moveable joint.
Click here togo back. Femur This is the thigh bone. It is the longest bone in the body and is one of the strongest. It helps to support your weight when you stand.
Click here togo back. Tibia and Fibula These bones are both in your lower leg. The tibia is the thicker shin bone, and the fibula is the slimmer bone. They both hold the lower leg muscles in place. Doesn’t give much support/ strength to the leg.
Have you got as many bones in your body as I have.Have a guess how many bones you have altogether.When you think you know click on the answer below. 206 bones 90 bones 136 bones
Most of us have around 206 bones in our bodies.When you areready click thebutton below forend page.
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Click to Exit Created by: Kristina Dover3RD Year St Martin’s Student February 2004