Welcome to the Human Body Module! In this course, learn how the human skeleton and the muscles work! In the activity section, try to reassemble Mr.Bones after he falls apart.
Teams race to complete their skeleton first. Graphics of skeleton
parts provided to print out for each team. Good party game.
Bones Skeleton Halloween Craft
This scary skeleton is great to use as a Halloween decoration.
Just print out the bones, cut along the lines, punch holes on
the marks, and connect the bones with common brass fasteners.
Learn the bones in the human body
Do you know the names of all the bones in the human body? Here
is a handy list of the names of all the bones in the human body along with clipart.
See which ones you already know.
Two Labeled Skeletons AN A TO Z RESOURCE
The first has common English names for the bones, the second
has the medical terms.
Facts About Fractures and Broken Bones
Breaking a bone can be a pretty big deal, but it happens to lots
of kids. These days, most broken bones are easily fixed, but
it can still be scary when it happens to you or a friend.
Southern California Orthopedic
If you've sprained or broken it, this lovely medical site will
help you see what is going on in your skeletal system. Click on the body part near the discus thrower.
your own Animatronic Skeleton
Wouldn't it be fun to have a skeleton that moved, seemingly all
on its own power? This will probably need an adult to help, but
it looks like a great project for a Halloween spook house effect.
Pasta Skeleton Craft
This pasta skeleton is easily made from a few different types of pasta and dried beans glued to a piece of black construction paper.
Skeleton Lesson: Meringue Bones
Baked meringue is brittle, so make your bones thicker than you may think you need to make them. If you have leftover meringue, go back over the piece you've already made and thicken them up. For tiny bones like the phalanges and metacarpals and whatnot, it's easier to not make each individual bone, but rather make a little web with all the bones touching.
Sock Skeleton Project
Stuff you'll need to get: One pair of calf-length white cotton
sports socks for each sock skeleton you want to make, thread,
needle, scissors, stuffing material, and black Sharpie marker
(or embroidery floss if you want to sew the details on).
Clipart - Skeleton
The human skeleton follows the basic design of 400 or so species
of backboned animals. But the endless variety of animals has
a correspondingly endless variety of skeletons. 10 clips.
Beautifully done skeletons. Many are animated like the one to
the left, or elegantly drawn like the one above. Some are scary,
so site may not be suitable to the sensitive.
How To Remove Calcium From a Bone
By Janice VanCleave. If the calcium were removed from your bones, your skeleton would be very flexible. Instead of supporting your body so that you can stand and move around, your calcium free bones would be much like having rubber bones.
What makes our bones hard? That's right! Calcium
carbonate. Take some thin chicken bones and drop them in vinegar
for a day. Take them out and they'll be soft. Now you can
tie them in a knot, just like a piece of string.
Think back to last Halloween for a minute. Wherever you looked, there were vampires, ghosts, or bony skeletons grinning back at you. Vampires and ghosts don't really exist, but skeletons sure do!
There are eight sections that represent different areas of the
human body. Use your mouse to "click" on the name of
any section and go to a gallery of image thumbnails and text
describing each image.
The journey of the bones is a real who-done-it, a grand 19th
century tale, much of it set in Vienna amid what turns out to
be one of the most fascinating families in that city's fabled
History of the Skeleton
Physicians from antiquity through the Renaissance discussed the
form and function of the skeleton, as the hardest part of the
body. Lots of good antique skeleton clip art.
Learn more about skeletons with these
books and toys - even x-rays!
Grade 3-6 From the life-sized human skull grinning out from the brick-red cover to a complete skeleton waving goodbye from a gatefold late in the book, bones are given an entertaining and fresh treatment. With applications that range from anatomy to evolution and mathematics, this book will find a place in every collection.
(A to Z Mysteries, 19) by Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)
My son, who is 6, sat down and read the entire book before
bed one night. I was impressed that it held his interest so thoroughly!
Highly recommended...he asked me to buy him some more books from
*Kids will have no trouble working out where all of their bones fit together when they practice putting them in place on this life-size skeleton floor puzzle.
The skeleton is 4 feet, 3 inches tall, from skull to toe, making him more enticing to build since he's the same size as the average 6-year-old.