What do human and chicken bones have in common? How are they different? Learn the different parts of both skeletons. Included Directions for preparing chicken bones will allow them to last for years. A nice hands on approach to learning the skeletal system.

 

Questions Answered

  • Where are the various bones located?

  • Which chicken bones are analogous to human ones?

  • Which chicken bones are adapted to flying?

 

Topics Addressed

  • Comparative Anatomy (Human and Chicken Bones)

  • Bone and joint identification

  • Classification of joints

 

Materials Needed

prepared chicken and or turkey bones (instructions included), diagrams and labels for human and chicken bones, reference books and or model (optional)

 

Other resources

Click here to see companion curricular pieces:

Bones, Muscles, & Nerves Collection

 

Answer Key

Yes! Plus extensive teacher notes address the many questions that come up. You shouldn’t have to do outside research on this topic unless you want to. Specific charts and graphic organizers have keys.

 

Teaching Time

About 20–30 minutes, longer with included writing assignment

 

Preparation Time

Prep chicken bones (these need to soak a few days), copy and laminate paper bones (pattern included)

 

Target Audience

Middle School Students, Ages 11-14

 

Student Sheets

  • Scaffolded writing prompts & lab reporting

  • Diagrams for labeling

 

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Human Body: Skeletal System Activity: Human Bones Compared to Chicken Bones

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    Terms of Use   Copyright © Carolyn Balch. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.