This unit will introduce children to skeletons and muscles through interactive lessons, videos, printables, and hands-on activities. Children will discover the human skeleton. Your child will learn about how bones and muscles work together for movement. This unit contains enough materials for one week of learning, depending on how often you teach science.
|Get to Know the Human Skeleton||(no rating)|
This interactive lesson provides a fun, thorough introduction to bones. It even includes an interactive quiz.
|Learn Interesting Facts About the Human Skeleton||(no rating)|
Read about the different parts of the skeleton. Learn the largest and smallest bones of the body, and review the labeled skeleton diagram.
|Muscles Move You||(no rating)|
This is an introduction to what muscles are and how they work.
|Read About the Amazing Backbone||(no rating)|
Learn what a backbone is and how it works.
|More About the Skeletal System||(no rating)|
Learn more about the skeletal system.
|X-Ray Drawing||(no rating)|
Create an x-ray drawing of a skeleton.
|Make a Macaroni Skeleton|
This craft project allows you to use your imagination to put together a human skeleton and review the names of the bones.
|Label the Muscles Game||(no rating)|
Label the muscles on this worksheet.
|Label the Skeleton Game||(no rating)|
Play a fun game and see who can label the skeleton first!
|Label a Human Skeleton||(no rating)|
Drag the names of the human bones over to the right parts of this skeleton. Then click the link to check your answers.
|Build a Skeleton||(no rating)|
In this on-line game, your child can put the skeleton back together.
|Muscle Game||(no rating)|
In this on-line game, your child will see if he or she can put the muscles in the correct location on the body.
|What are Bones Made Of||(no rating)|
In this on-line interactive, see exactly what bones are made of.
|Muscles and Joints||(no rating)|
Learn how muscles and joints work together in this on-line activity.
|Bones of the Human Body Video||(no rating)|
This cartoon-like movie provides a fun introduction to bones of the human body.
|Muscular System Video||(no rating)|
Watch this cartoon-like video to learn about the muscular system.
|Make a Bone Rubbery||(no rating)|
Watch what happens when you put a chicken bone in vinegar.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: