Even older kids appreciate this hands on approach when learning the skeletal system. The illustrations of the human skeleton and bones are simple without being juvenile. Kids can use the included labels by turning them over to test their learning.

By starting with the scientific phenomena, you'll be intrigued and excited to dig deeper into the why’s and how’s of each scientific concept. These labs are a part of a complete unit of study on Bones, Muscles, & Nerves geared to a middle school audience (grades six through eight).

 

Questions Answered

  • Where are the various bones located?

  • How do bones fit together?

  • Which bones come in pairs and which are unique?

 

Topics Addressed

  • Bone and joint identification

  • Classification of joints

 

Materials Needed

Copies of paper bones and labels (included), reference books and or model (optional)

 

Other resources

Click here to see companion curricular pieces:

Bones, Muscles, & Nerves Collection

 

TEKS 7.12B

 

Answer Key

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.

 

Time Required

About 20–30 minutes, longer with included writing assignment

 

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, Learn Major Human Bones

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    Answer Keys and Teacher Notes address most questions and issues that might arise in this study—you shouldn’t have to do any outside research unless you want to.

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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.