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The Skeletal System

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Kytahia Taplin

on 24 March 2014

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Transcript of The Skeletal System

Questions and Answers Time
Introduction: http://www.livescience.com/22537-skeletal-system.html

Joints: http://www.ehow.com/about_6707130_information-socket_-pivot-hinges-knee.html


Interdependency: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/skeletal-system-functions.html; http://www.livestrong.com/article/77827-skeletal-system-works-other-systems/

Fun Facts: http://www.yahooanswers.com and www.skeletalsystem.ne

Skeletal Diseases
The human body has 206 bones.
The skeletal systems vital functions are movement, support, blood cell production, calcium storage and endocrine regulation.
Human infants are born with 300-350. They fuse together as the body develops.
The Skeletal System

Each individual muscle in the body is connected to one or more parts of the skeletal system.
All muscles connected to the skeletal system have the same basic function.
A substance know as the marrow is created inside bones and aids the production of red and white blood cells.
We are born with 350 bones but when grow up, we have 206 bones.
There are 54 bones in our hand (including your wrist).
Bones stop growing in length during puberty.
Rickets: Rickets are caused
by not having the right amount of vitamin D or Calcium.
Treatment: vitamin D supplements and calcium rich food.
Sarcoma: Sarcoma is used by cancer cells forming in your bone. Treatment: surgery and radiation Therapy.
Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is the thinning of your bones. Treatment: medicine, exercise, and vitamin D.

Tyler Johnson
Maxwell Lindfors,
Nate Solak

Kytahia Taplin

Ball and socket



Fun Facts
This is where we answer your questions as well as quiz all of you to see what you have learned.
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