Skill Level: 2
Category: Health & Science
Original Honor: 1999
AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF
AdventSource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wiki.pathfindersonline.org Article/Answer Key
Originating Institution: General Conference
- What's the difference between exoskeletons and endoskeletons? Which type of skeleton do humans have?
- List three functions of the skeletal system
- Is bone a living tissue? Explain why or why not.
- Describe the structure and development of bone.
- Identify the following bones of the skeletal system: Carpals, clavicle (collarbone), cranium, femur, fibula, humerus, mandible, maxillary bones, metacarpals,
metatarsals, patella, pelvis, phalanges, radius, ribs, scapula (shoulder blade), coccyx (tailbone), sternum (breastbone), tarsals, tibia, ulna, and vertebrae.
- What is a joint?
- List the three types of joints found between bones.
- Name and describe six types of freely movable joints. Be able to locate an example of each of these in your body.
- Be creative and construct a model of one of the six freely movable joints.
- What is another name for a broken bone? List 3 types of breaks that can occur in bones. Describe how bones heal and how doctors can help this process.
- What is osteoporosis? Who can get it? List at least 5 health habits that deal with maintaining healthy bones and muscles.
- What is the function of the muscular system?
- Name and describe three types of muscle tissue. Give one example of each.
- Be able to identify the following muscles on your body: Masseter, Trapezius, Deltoid, Pectoralis, Biceps, Abdominal, Quadriceps, Triceps, Latissimus dorsi, Gluteus maximus, Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius, and Soleus.
- Describe the process that causes a muscle to contract.
- Describe the difference between voluntary and involuntary muscles.
- Using your model in # 9, show how muscles, bones, and joints work together to produce movement.
- Find 3 texts in the Bible that mention bones and/or muscles. Tell about each one in your own words.