Skeletal Functions

By Sarah and Dottie

5 Functions

#1) Structure

#2) Movement

#3) Protection

#4) Blood Cell

#5) Storage

Structure

Structure provides shape and support. Structure helps us do our daily tasks. For example, the skull protects the head, and the vertebrae helps you stand up. Also, your ribs protect your organs like: heart, lungs, and other things.

Movement

Movement enables your body to move. It is important because it keeps your body healthy and it keeps it going.

Protection

Protection protects different organs.

Blood Cells

Blood Cells are in the bone marrow. New blood cells are produced and grow until they are full grow and then they are put into the blood stream.

Storage

Stores minerals and other materials your body needs.