The Skeletal System
Fill in the gaps in the sentences. Write no more than one word: skull, organs, blood, ankle, cavity, injure, bones
The skeletal system includes all the…of the body
Our skeleton protects our internal… provides a framework
Without the protection of our skeleton even a simple bump on the head or chest could …vital internal organs
Short bones are the wrist and …
Flat bones are …and scapula
Inside the main shaft is a …
Bone marrow produces …cells
2. Is it true or false
1. There are two types of bone tissue: cancellous and compact
2. Our muscles produce movement
3. The bones of the skeletal system are stronger than steel
4. The skeletal system is made up of 207 different bones
5. Vertebra is a flat bone
6. Cancellous bone is smooth and very strong
3. Answer the questions
1. How many bones is the skeletal system made up?
2. What does the medullary cavity contain?
3. What will happen without protection?
4. Living cells help make repairs if a bone injured or broken, don`t they?