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The Human Skeleton. Within our bodies we have many different bones which form our skeleton. ... It supports the arms and transmits force from arms into the central skeleton. ...

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The Human Skeleton

Within our bodies we have many different bones which form our skeleton.

These bones help to support and protect our bodies.

The dancing skeleton will take us to page two.

Talk to your partner and see if you can guess what the names of the bones are before we click.

We will then find out more information about each bone.

http://teachable.net/res.asp?r=848

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Click arrows to reveal labels, rollover for more info, click this button to finish

The skeleton

Skull

Clavicle

Scapula

Humerus

Ribcage

Spine

Radius & Ulna

Pelvis

Hand bones

Femur

Patella

Tibia and Fibula

Foot bones

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The skull

Skull

There are 29 bones altogether in the skull and jaw.

They make a box to protect the brain, eyes and ears.

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The clavicle

Clavicle

This is the collar bone. It joins the sternum (part of the chest) to the shoulder.

It supports the arms and transmits force from arms into the central skeleton.

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The ribcage

Ribcage

This protects the heart and lungs and other upper organs.

There are 24 curved bones, and the sternum runs down the middle.

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The spine

Spine

Made up of 24 individual small bones called vertebrae.

Your spine supports your head and body. Each of the bones are linked by small joints which can move a little. Lots of small movements add up and let your spine bend a lot.

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The hand bones

Hand bones

There are lots of bones in your hands.

There are bones in your wrist (carpals), palms (metacarpals) and fingers (phalanges).

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Patella

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Patella

This is your kneecap. It is triangular shaped bone at the front of your knee joint. This protects the knee joint.

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Foot bones

Foot bones

There are 26 bones in your foot.

They can make an arch shape to support your body when you stand up.

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Scapula

Scapula

This is also known as the shoulder blade. It is a flat triangular bone that lies over the back of upper ribs. It helps with the movement of the arm and shoulder.

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Humerus

Humerus

This is the bone in your upper arm. It is a long bone and goes between your shoulder and elbow joints.

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Radius and Ulna

Radius & Ulna

These are the bones in your lower arm. The radius is on the thumb side of your arm.

The two bones swivel over each other when you twist your wrist.

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Pelvis

Pelvis

Your pelvis is shaped like a bowl.

It holds all of the organs in the lower part of the body. It is a slightly moveable joint.

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Femur

Femur

This is the thigh bone.

It is the longest bone in the body and is one of the strongest.

It helps to support your weight when you stand.

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Tibia and Fibula

Tibia and Fibula

These bones are both in your lower leg.

The tibia is the thicker shin bone, and the fibula is the slimmer bone.

They don’t give much support/ strength to the leg.

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Have you got as many bones in your body as I have?

Have a guess how many bones you have altogether.

When you think you know click on the answer below.

206 bones

90 bones

136 bones

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Excellent!

Most of us have around 206 bones in our bodies.

When you are ready click the button below to exit.

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Good try!

This is a really hard question.

Have another go.

When you are ready click the button below to try again.