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Activity

Leg bone puzzle

Summary: 
Assemble bones into a leg, or other limb (I have seal hind leg bones).
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Classification of Living Things, Biodiversity (1, 3)
Biology: Sensing, Organ Systems (4, 5, 6)
Lessons activity is in: 
Materials: 
  • bones that fit together to make a leg, or other body part
Procedure: 

Give students the bones and ask them to assemble them into [a leg] with the appropriate amount of guidance.
Compare with equivalent human bones for size and shape.
Look at the different joint types - ball and socket, hinge.

Grades taught: 
Gr 5
Teacher: 
Kevin O'Neill
Teaching site: 
Selkirk Elementary
Activity originally developed and delivered: 

Selkirk