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Skeletal System

What is the purpose of the skeletal system? Protects your brain, provides structure, your backbone helps you stand up straight, and manufacture blood cells.
How are your bones held together? By our muscles.
Where are the smallest bones in your body located? In the ears.
What are bones made of? Hard "stuff" that gives them strength and jelly-like bone marrow on the inside that makes bones light.
What type of bones make up the skull? Fused bones.
How does your shoulder move? 360 degrees.
What brings food to your bones? Blood.
What is the skeletal system made up of? All of the bones in your body.
True or False; Bones are living organs made up of different tissues. True
True or False; Cells in bones do not take in food or use energy. False
What are the functions of the skeletal system? Gives shape and support to the body, protect internal organs, produce blood cells in red bone marrow, and where large amount of calcium and phosphorus are stored.
How many bones are in the human body when born? 360
How many bones are in the human body when you are about 10 or 20? 206
Why are there fewer bones in the adult body than in a new born? Some bones fuse or grow together.
Why are joints important? They provide flexible connections between bones.
What are joints? Any place where two or more bones meet.
What is a ligament? Tough bands of tissue that hold bones together at joints.
What type of joint is in the knee? Hinge joint.
What type of joint is in the neck? Pivot joint.
What type of joint is the skull? Fixed joint.
What type of joint is your shoulder and hip? Ball-and-socket joint.
Created by: Sachi