Bones: Activities

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Before you Watch

Write down the names of eight bones:

1. Which bone is connected to the thigh bone?
2. Which bone is connected to the neck bone?

3. Which bone is connected to the leg bone?

Before you listen

Write down three things you know about bones.
Listen once to these ten fun facts about bones. Do not make notes

  1. How many can you remember? Write them down.
  2. Now listen again. Can you add some new fun facts?

Work with a partner. Take turns in exchanging fun facts about bones.

Bones * Label Skeleton (simple) * Skeleton Quiz * Skeleton Dance

Fusion: when two things combine into one (e.g two bones)Joint: where bones intersect to allow movement (e.g knee joint)

Ribs: curved bones above the stomach
Skull: see here
Spine: back bone made up of a column of vertabra
Vertebra: bones/series of bones forming spine or backbone
Q: Why didn't the skeleton dance at the party? A: He had no body to dance with.

Q: What's a skeleton's favourite musical instrument?
A: A trom-bone.

Q: How do skeletons call their friends?
A: On the telebone

Q: Who was the most famous skeleton detective?
A: Sherlock Bones.

Q: Why are skeletons usually so calm?
A: Nothing gets under their skin.

Q: Why do skeletons hate winter?
A: Beacuse the cold goes right through them.

Q: What does a skeleton orders at a restaurant?
A: Spare ribs.
Q: When does a skeleton laugh?
A: When something tickles his funny bone.
Fred & Rita talk about bones Label Skeleton (simple) * Label Skeleton (advanced) * Quiz * Teacher's notes
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