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"Bone Up"

Skeletal System Quest!

 

Introduction| Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion |

Introduction

Hi! Are you ready to Bone Up?

Did you know that when you were a baby you had more bones in your body than you will as an adult? How many bones is that?

What is the longest bone in your body? What is the smallest bone in your body? This webquest will help you learn the names of the bones in the human body.

There are different kinds of joints in our bodies and you will learn the names and where they are in our bodies.

You will also be able to play a game with a skeleton and do some skeleton word games!


The Task

You will identify all the major bones of the body and use index cards for notes.

You will identify the different types of joints and use index cards for notes.

You will know the number of the bones in the body at birth and as an adult.

You will play a skeleton game after learning where the bones go.

You will match skeleton words.

You will create a life-sized poster of a skeleton.

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The Process: Students work in groups of 2 and complete the following activities:

Activity #1:Skeleton site How many bones do you know? Take this interactive quiz!

Activity #2:Skeleton site Read for information. Fill in the Study sheet from Ms. Gundrum

Activity #3:Types of Human Joints Go to this site and learn the different types of joints and where in the body they are located. Make notes on the index cards of the most interesting information.

Activity #4: Skeletal System Go to this site to learn more about why we have bones and what they do. Don't miss the Factoids list at the bottom of the page!

Activity #5: Take the Human Skeleton Quiz to see how much you have learned! Get the quiz from Ms. Gundrum.

Activity #6: Skeleton Word Search Print this word search out and give it a try!

Activity #7: Skeleton Shakedown The doctor's skeleton fell off the holder. Can you put it back together?

Activity #8: Create a Powerpoint quiz of a skeleton. Use these pictures for your presentation of "Dem Bones"

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Resources

Information

http://www.saburchill.com/chapters/chap0008.html#Link

http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/Science/HumanBody/BodyBones.htm

http://yucky.kids.discovery.com/noflash/body/pg000124.html

Study sheet and quiz

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/anatomy/skeleton/Skelprintout.shtml

Word Games

http://quizhub.com/quiz/f-bones.cfm

http://www.lft.k12.la.us/nhs/content_pages/mianderson/wordsearch.html

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/skel/skel.html

Clipart

http://www.awesomeclipartforkids.com/

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Evaluation Rubric

You should be able to label the major bones on the Human Skeleton Sheet. Your poster should be accurate.

 

Score
Needs Improvement
Beginning
Developing
Secure
Skeleton Quiz

Able to label some bones on Skeleton quiz.

Many spelling mistakes.

Messy printing.

Able to label most bones on Skeleton quiz.

Some spelling mistakes.

Messy printing.

Able to label all major bones on Skeleton quiz.

Few spelling mistakes.

Printing is neat.

Able to label all major bones on Skeleton quiz.

No spelling mistakes.

Printing is very neat.

Poster

Some bones are labelled.

Spelling mistakes.

Messy printing.

Most bones are labelled.

Some spelling mistakes.

Messy printing.

All bones are labelled correctly.

Few spelling mistakes.

Printing is neat.

All bones are labelled correctly.

No spelling mistakes.

Printing is very neat.

 

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Conclusion: By completing this quest, you should now be an expert on the human skeletal system, joints and how they work.

CONGRATULATIONS!

 

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