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SKELETAL SYSTEM

Miss Ma. Belén Carrillo


Gives shape

Gives support

Allows you to sit down and stand up

Also you can walk and run because of the skeleton!


WHAT IS THE SKELETON MADE OF?

BONES

MUSCLES

TENDONS


How do bones move? Bones are connected at joints.

Muscles are attached to bones by tendons.


VOLUNTARY You can move them when you want

INVOLUNTARY Contract and relax without your control


LET´S REMEMBER! 1. Which are the functions of the skeleton? To give shape and support - to allow us to sit down and stand up 2.

What is the skeleton made of? Bones – Muscles - tendons

3. How many kinds of muscles does the body have? What is the difference between them? Voluntary muscles: we control their movements / Involuntary muscles: they move without our control.



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