The Human Skeleton

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The Human Skeleton

  1. 1. The many functions of : By Nicole Stuit Ed 205-02 Quit
  2. 2. In this lesson you will find… The different functions of the human skeleton   Protection Click on the  Structure and shape skeleton to watch a video  Blood cell production and learn more  Movement about the human skeleton.  Mineral Storage A quiz testing your new knowledge… and an online activity to further explore the human body. Quit
  3. 3. There are 206 bones in the human skeleton.  Functions of the skeleton:   Gives structure and shape to the body ▪ like the framework of a house.  Provides protection for the organs ▪ such as the heart and brain.  Blood cells are produced in the bones ▪ in the marrow new cells are produced and damaged ones are repaired.  Movement ▪ muscles pull on the bones to move body parts.  Mineral Storage ▪ important minerals such as calcium are stored in the bones. Quit
  4. 4. The skeleton protects vital organs inside the  body. Such as:   The skull protects the brain  The rib cage protects your heart and lungs  The pelvis protects digestive and reproductive organs Without this hard shell, our organs would be easily injured. Quit
  5. 5. The skeleton provides the body with  structure and shape; much like the framework of a house.  The other parts of our body like our skin and muscles form around the bones; much like the walls around the frame of a house. Without these bones to offer structure and shape, our bodies would be blobs like jelly fish. Quit
  6. 6. The marrow inside of bone is where most of  the blood cells are made. Red blood cells are produced here; they help carry oxygen throughout the body. Platelets are also found here; they help with wound healing. Quit
  7. 7. Bones need calcium to keep their hardness  and strength. Other minerals stored in bone include  phosphorus and vitamin D. Quit
  8. 8. Muscles pull on the bones in order to move  them  Joints are formed where two bones meet, allowing for movement.  The bones, along with the muscles and tendons work together to move the body and perform every day movements. Quit
  9. 9. Quiz   There are _____bones are in the human skeleton?  Red blood cells carry _________ throughout the body.  The minerals stored in bone include _____, ________, and ________.  Where two bones meet is called a _______.  What are the 5 functions of the skeleton? ▪ 1. ▪ 2. ▪ 3. ▪ 4. ▪ 5. Quit
  10. 10. Answers   There are 206 bones in the human skeleton.  Red blood cells help carry oxygen throughout the body.  The minerals stored in bone include calcium, phosphorus, and Vitamin D.  Where two bones meet is called a joint.  What are the 5 functions of the skeleton? ▪ 1. Protection ▪ 2. Structure and Shape ▪ 3. Blood cell production ▪ 4. Movement ▪ 5. Mineral storage Quit
  11. 11. Click on the skeleton to go to an online  virtual tour of the body. At this site you can:   Tour the heart, brain, skele ton, and digestive tract. Quit
  12. 12. http://www.lessonplanspage.com/PEScienceFunctionsOfSkeletalSystem46.htm  :http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp  http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/body_basics/bones_muscles_joints.html  http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/body_basics/blood.html  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIjj0rC7wcQ&feature=related  Images from:   http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://jaguar.eb.com/mw/art/med/skeleton.gif&imgrefurl=h ttp://jaguar.eb.com  http://www.immediart.com/catalog/images/big_images/SPL_E_P100087-Human_skeleton_walking- SPL.jpg  http://www.kidsbiology.com/images/skeleton.jpg  http://www.wesleyjsmith.com/blog/uploaded_images/blood-740057.jpg  http://www.engormix.com/images/e_articles/454_mycotoxins_01b.gif  http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200707/r159958_584169.jpg  http://school.discoveryeducation.com/clipart/images/skull.gif  http://www.bloodsugarproductions.com/assets/RibCage.jpg  http://www.los-angeles-injury-lawyer-blog.com/pelvis.png Quit
  13. 13. My name is Nicole Stuit. I am a student at  Grand Valley State University plan to be a physical education and health teacher when I finish school. If you would like to contact me, click on  my name to send me an e-mail! Quit

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