Activity

Leg bone puzzle

Summary
Assemble bones into a leg, or other limb (I have seal hind leg bones).
Science content
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
Teaching site
Selkirk Elementary