Presentation on theme: "Fun Facts About Bones That You Should Know Babies have more bones than adults We have around 350 bones that we are born with. As we grow up, the number."— Presentation transcript:
Fun Facts About Bones That You Should Know Babies have more bones than adults We have around 350 bones that we are born with. As we grow up, the number reduces to 206. Well, they don’t go anywhere, except that sometime around the age between 12 and 14, some of our smaller bones, fuse into larger, big and stronger bones! Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete, the Femur bone as it’s called – the biggest and strongest bone in our body. It is easily capable of lifting or supporting 30 times its own volume and weight
Bones consist of 50% water and 50% solid matter. They are hard, strong and very much alive. They have tons of living cells which help them grow and repair Themselves. Humans and Giraffes have the same number of bones in their necks. They both have 8, giraffe neck vertebrae Are just much, much longer There are 26 bones, 33 joint, and More than 100 muscles, ligaments And tendons in each foot.
Long Bones Short Bones Flat Bones Irregular Bones Sesamoid Bones
Irregular Bones These are bones in the body which do not fall into any other category, due to their non- uniform shape. Good examples of these are the Vertebrae, Sacrum and Mandible (lower jaw)
*Draw the skeleton to the best of your ability. *Label the bones.
1.How many bones does the Adul t body have? 2. The Cranium is an example of which type of bone? 3. How may bones are in each foot? 4. The Patella is an example of which type of bone? 5. What is the largest and strongest bone in the body? 6.The Femur is an example of which type of bone? 7.Give one example of an irregular bone 8.Bones consist of _____% water and _______% solid matter. 9.The wrist and foot are examples of which type of bone? 10.What are the 5 types of bones?