Skeletal System

Learning Objectives for The Skeletal System

 Students will understand:

The general structure of bone and the functions of its parts

The major functions of the skeletal system

The difference between the axial and appendicular skeletons, and the major parts of each

The names of the landmarks on bones

The major features of the:


    vertebral column

    thoracic cage

    pectoral girdle

    upper limbs

    pelvic girdle

    lower limbs

The three types of joints

The six types of freely movable joints

Hormones involved in bone growth and health

Important vocabulary terms

PACKET:  Copy the packet by the required date.  

PRESENTATIONS:  Powerpoints used in class.

SONGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS:  There is an audio version of the song along with a music video.  

VIDEO LINKS:  There are links to the youtube videos used in class.

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