Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Basic Skeletal Anatomy Worksheet

1.Describe the 4 functions of bones. supporting the body, protecting internal organs, produce blood cells, and provide muscle attachment
2.How many bones are there in the human body? 206
3.What are the two divisions of the skeletal system? Name 5 specific bones in each division. axial: skull,sternum, clavicle,vertebal column, rib cage; appendicular: humerus, radius, ulna, pelvis, femur
4.What bone makes up the upper arm? humerus
5.What bone makes up the face? skull
6.Name two bones that protect vital internal organs. ribs
7.What bone in the forearm is always on thumb side? radius
8.What bone is movable for back muscles to attach to? scapula
9.What bone is also known as the shin bone? tibia
10.Sketch a human skeleton and label the following bones: skull, clavicle, sternum, humerus, radius, ulna, patella, femur, tibia, fibula, pelvis, vertebral column, scapula and rib cage.