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Where are the smallest bones in the body found?
In the ear
What is the longest bone in the body called?
Femur
What is bone marrow?
fatty substance in the bones
What does Bone Marrow do?
Red and White blood cells are made and then relaesed into the blood stream?
Where are the most bones found in the body?
In the hands and feet
When do bones stop growing for a girl?
16
When do bones stop growing for a boy?
18
How many bones do newborn babies have?
350
How many bones do adults have in their body?
206
What jobs does our Skeletal System do for us?
1. protects our vital organs
2. gives us our shape
3. allows us to move
4. bone marrow makes red/white blood cells
How does a bone heal itself?
1. blood hardens around the break.
2.repairing tissues in the blood and bone start to work. The ends of the bone become soft.
3. New bone called callus, starts to grow from the broken end.
4. Callus grows between the broken ends of bone and starts to harden.
5. Once harden, it is back to normal.
Cranium
Skull (head)
Clavicle
Shoulder bone
Sternum
Chest
Ribs
Chest
Humerus
Upper arm
Ulna
Lower Arm Front
Radius
Lower Arm Back
Pelvis
Hip Area
Femur
Upper Leg
Tibia
Lower Leg Front
Fibula
Lower Leg Back