Skeletal and Muscular Systems unit links
Skeletal System webquest #2:
Directions: Using the internet as a resource, you will be exploring the skeletal system by interacting with several different web sites. Answers to each question can be found by using the web site listed. Please use your own paper to answer the questions. ENJOY!
Find the answers to questions 1, 2, and 3 at http://web.archive.org/web/20050303011813/www4.tpgi.com.au/users/amcgann/body/skeletal.html
- What are three important functions of the skeletal system?
- How many bones are in the human body?
- Why do adults and babies have a different number of bones?
Find the answers to questions 4 and 5 at http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/minerals.html
- Why do we need calcium?
- How do we get calcium?
Find the answers to questions 6 and 7 at http://web.archive.org/web/20050301043248/www4.tpgi.com.au/users/amcgann/body/skeletal_facts.html
- What is the largest bone in the body and where is it located?
- What is the smallest bone in the body and where is it located?
Every bone in your body has a name. Go to http://hes.ucf.k12.pa.us/gclaypo/skelweb/skel04.html and review all the bones in your body. After reviewing the bones, try the Bone Match Game on the web site. Use the skeleton worksheet provided by your teacher, or print out a blank skeleton at http://www2.asd.wednet.edu/Pioneer/barnard/lessons/bodysys/skel/skelws.htm and label the bones.
Take the quiz at http://www.kidshealth.org/misc/how_the_body_works/skeletal_quiz.html
Label the skeleton at http://www.cchs.co.uk/subjects/biology/ks3/resourses/humans/skeleton.htm
Take the quiz at http://hes.ucf.k12.pa.us/gclaypo/skelweb/bonequiz/strain.html
Go to http://www.senteacher.org/bin/bones.htm and record the time it takes you to put the bones where they belong.