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Skeletal System

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Taylor Allen

on 9 January 2015

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Transcript of Skeletal System

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How do your bones move?
Joints help your bones move knee joint

Your bones are very much alive they have blood vessels and nerves that help the bones do its jobs like store calcium. Your bones are filled with marrow. There’s red and yellow bone marrow. Red bone marrow is where red, white blood cells, and platelets. Yellow bone marrow is in the bones for strength purposes.

The Skeletal System
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Why is the skeletal system important? What would happen if humans didn’t have bones? What do bones do?

-The skeletal system is important because it protects vital organs such as the brain, the heart, and the lungs.
-If humans didn’t have bones we wouldn’t be able to do anything we would just be a puddle on the floor.
-From our head to our toes, bones provide support for our bodies and help form our shape.

How many bones are in a human body? Why do adults and babies have different numbers of bones?

When you are born you have around 350 bones.By the time your an adult you have around 206 bones.
-As babies grow up there bones start to fuse together to form one.

Why do we need calcium and how do we get it?

We need calcium for healthy bones and teeth and is also required for every cell of the body to function in a healthy way.
We get our calcium from dairy and nondairy products
-Dairy products include milk and milk products .
non dairy sources include orange juice, salmon. greens such as beet greens kale, Fruits such as oranges and papaya vegetable included are beans , artichokes and turnips

Ten Fun Facts About Bones

What happens to bones if you use tobacco products?
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Diagram of a human skeleton
In your youth if you smoke or secondhand smoke it could ultimately lead to low bone mass

Are your bones alive? What is the soft stuff in the middle of your bones and what does it do?
What happens when
you sprain your ankle?
If you use chewing tobacco bone loss is also a possibility.
What is the longest bone in your body and where is located?

Longest bone - femur also called the thigh bone.
Where are the smallest bones in your located and where are the majority of your bones located?
Smallest ossicles - 3 in middle ear.
Majority of bones are located in your hands and feet.

When you sprain your ankle you either stretch the ligaments or you tear them. There are three classes of ankle sprains. Class 1, class 2, and class 3. Class 1 is a minor stretch of the ligaments. Class 2 is a stretch of the ligaments and a partial tear in the ligaments. And class 3 is a complete tear of the ligaments. Class three is the most painful.

What happens to the bones if you drink alcohol?
Did you know that a giraffe and a human both have only seven bones in their necks. Humans just have smaller bones.

When a human is born they have 300 bones, but when they grow into adulthood they will have 206 bones in the body because some will fuse together.

In both your feet and both your hands you have 106 bones. Meaning that over half of your body’s bones are in your hands and feet.

More Facts
The smallest bone in the body is the “stirrup bone”, it’s located in your ear.

Did you know that the most commonly broken bone is the ankle bone.

Did you know that over seven years your bones will have replaced themselves.

Bones stop growing in length during and after puberty.

More Facts
Your bones are as strong as granite when supporting weight.

Did you know that your hip bone is made up of three bones?

The skeletal system consists of 32 teeth along with the 206 bones
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