The Skeletal System
I'd put a skeleton pun here but it's not humerus...
What is the skeletal system and what does it do?
Questions for class
Five fun facts:
Teeth are made of enamel and dentin and are apart of the skeletal system, however they aren't counted as bones.
It takes about 10 to 16 pounds of pressure to break an average bone.
A total of 80 bones consist of the vertebrae column, the rib cage and the cranium.
The skeletal system consists of the Axial Skeleton and the appendicular skeleton.
By the time most children reach the age of 9 they have 206 bones.
Bone scans and bone marrow biopsies are used to diagnose cancer.
Osteoporosis is a prevalent disease of the skeletal system, particularly among the elderly, resulting in the loss of bone tissue. In osteoporosis, bone loses calcium, becomes thinner, and may disappear completely.