Moorlands Primary School



The Human Body

Discuss why humans have skeletons?Write a paragraph about the reasons we have skeletons.

Now label the bones on the skeleton – see sheet. (You may like to draw your own simple skeleton.)

Can you find out other facts about the skeleton?How many bones do children have? Is this the same as the number of bones in adults?

Now have a go at the Skeleton Quiz Powerpoint!How many did you get correct?

How are muscles attached to the bones in our body?

What does the word contract mean when talking about our muscles?

What happens to a muscle when it relaxes?

Can you explain how your muscles are working when you pick up a sandwich to eat?How are your muscles working? Do you know the name of these muscles?