The Skeletal System

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Multimedia Details Title: The Skeletal System
Creator: 7th grade science students:  Abbi and Jenny
Submitted By: Laura Franks, Lauderdale County Board Of Education, Lauderdale County

Mrs. Laura Franks, 7th grade science teacher

Mrs. Ashley Robison, Jr. Computer Lab

Wilson High School, Lauderdale County



This is a whimsical podcast created, performed, and edited by two 7th grade science students which teaches some facts about bones.

Length: 02:32
Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan: The Skeletal System
Content Areas: Science
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
SC (3)
6. Identify structures and functions of the muscular and skeletal systems of the human body.
SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
6. Identify bones that compose the skeletal system.
  • Identifying functions of the skeletal system
  • Identifying subdivisions of the skeleton as axial and appendicular skeletons
  • Classifying types of joints according to their movement
  • Identifying the four bone types
  • Identifying various types of skeletal system disorders
  • Examples: fractures, arthritis
    SC2015 (9-12) Human Anatomy and Physiology
    4. Use models to identify the structure and function of the skeletal system (e.g., classification of bones by shape, classification of joints and the appendicular and axial skeletons).
    a. Obtain and communicate information to demonstrate understanding of the growth and development of the skeletal system (e.g., bone growth and remodeling).
    b. Obtain and communicate information to demonstrate understanding of the pathology of the skeletal system (e.g., types of bone fractures and their treatment, osteoporosis, rickets, other bone diseases).