What are the major bones in the human body?

In this lesson, we will learn about the function of our skeleton as well as some of our major bones. We will also learn about different types of joints. Finally, we will discuss the differences between exoskeletons and endoskeletons.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these should we do to keep our organs working well?

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Q2.Which of these organs pumps blood around the body?

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Q3.Which of these organs filters the liquid from your blood and produces urine?

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Q4.True or false? Children can be put on the list to donate their organs.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Which of these should we do to keep our organs working well?

1/4

Q2.Which of these organs pumps blood around the body?

2/4

Q3.Which of these organs filters the liquid from your blood and produces urine?

3/4

Q4.True or false? Children can be put on the list to donate their organs.

4/4

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What are the major bones in the human body?

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Question 1

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Question 4

Q1.Which of these is NOT a main function of our skeleton?

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Q2.The skull protects the...

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Q3.What is the name of the bone which helps us chew?

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Q4.Which of these joints allows for the most movement?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What are the major bones in the human body?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Which of these is NOT a main function of our skeleton?

1/4

Q2.The skull protects the...

2/4

Q3.What is the name of the bone which helps us chew?

3/4

Q4.Which of these joints allows for the most movement?

4/4

Lesson summary: What are the major bones in the human body?

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