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No Bones About It
Mrs. Nancy Chorneyâ€™s third grade class learned all about the bones in the human body. Using several different types of pasta noodles, the class made representations of the human body. Each student had to figure out how many â€œbonesâ€ (noodles) they would need in order to complete the â€œskeletonâ€.
This activity was one of many in which Mrs. Chorneyâ€™s class did to learn more about the bones in our bodies. The class also dissected owl pellets and recreated the skeleton of the rodent(s), which the owl had eaten. They were surprised to learn that rodents have many of the same bones as humans!
Written by: Nancy Chorney, Third Grade Teacher
Posted: Jan 30, 2012 by Jeff Aten