Bones 206 Bones in the body Made of Living and Non Living Material Shape our bodies Support our bodies Protect important structures Make blood cells Store nutrients / minerals Skeletal System: The system of bones and tissues that supports and protects the body.
Bone: Hard body tissue made of both living cells and nonliving material. Forms the skeleton. Marrow: Where blood cells are produced. Spongy Bone: Beneath the layer of compact bone. Contains many hollow spaces to help prevent breaking because they act as shock absorbers. Periosteum: Lining of the bone. Compact Bone: A very hard layer of bone that gives it strength.
Cartilage : Cushions and protects bones where they rub against each other.
Joints Fixed JointsSkull Moving JointsHinge Pivot Gliding Ball and Socket Joint : A place where two bones meet. Some are fixed, but many are where movement occurs.