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.
Where are the various bones located?
Which chicken bones are analogous to human ones?
Which chicken bones are adapted to flying?
Comparative Anatomy (Human and Chicken Bones)
Bone and joint identification
Classification of joints
prepared chicken and or turkey bones (instructions included), diagrams and labels for human and chicken bones, reference books and or model (optional)
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Bones, Muscles, & Nerves Collection
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.
About 20–30 minutes, longer with included writing assignment
Prep chicken bones (these need to soak a few days), copy and laminate paper bones (pattern included)
Middle School Students, Ages 11-14
Scaffolded writing prompts & lab reporting
Diagrams for labeling