The homeostasis & The

Skeletal system

Fun facts of the skeletal system and how homeostasis works with the skeletal system

An adult human consists of 207 bones in the body.As an infant can consists of 270 bones in the body.

The skeletal system helps maintain homeostasis by producing new red blood cells as the old one dies off. It also helps maintain the level of calcium in the blood stream.

what does the skeletal system do ?

well it helps protect your organs and your fragile tissues in the body. The brain, eyes, heart, lungs and spinal cord are all protected by your skeleton.

two systems

two types of skeletal systems

An endoskeleton is an internal support structure of an animal.


An exoskeleton is an external skeleton that supports and protects an animal's body.