· List and describe 3 major functions of the skeletal system? · Compare and contrast compact and spongy bone? · Describe the effect exercise has on bone tissue? · During….
Identify the bones and structures.
Hands On Lab: Axial Skeletal System
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The skeletal system is the support structure for the body. There are 206 bones, divided into the axial and appendicular skeletons.
This lab will teach you all the bones in the body and the major bone markings. Bone markings are holes, ridges, projections, etc. that serve as attachments for muscles, and provide routes for blood vessels and nerves.
The virtual skeleton laboratory will teach the bones of the axial skeletal division and the major bone markings.
Virtual Axial Skeleton Lab (opens new window)
Click on the lab and go through all of the sections. Although you will be learning all of the bones, we have limited the bone markings to the major ones.
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Activity 2: Identifying Major Bones
Identify the Major Bones. Each letter will only be used once.
10. Vertebral Column
Activity 3: Identifying Skull Bones, Sutures, and Markings
Identify the bones and structures. Each letter will only be used once.
19. Coronal suture
20. Parietal Bone
21. Occipital Bone
22. Sphenoid Bone
23. Styloid process
24. Lacrimal bone
25. Mastoid process
26. Squamosal suture
29. Alveolar Processes
30. Temporal Bone
31. Frontal Bone
32. External acoustic meatus
33. Zygomatic bone
34. Nasal bone
36. Lambdoidal suture
Activity 4: General Vertebral Structure
Match the parts of the general vertebrae. Each letter will only be used once.
38. Vertebral Body
39. Spinous process
40. Transverse process
41. Vertebral foramen
44. Articular Facet
Activity 5: Vertebral Column Matching
Match the parts of the vertebral column with their name and/or number. Some letters will be used more than once!