Bone & Brawn
Division:A – ElementaryNC Essential Standards Alignment:3.L.1, 5.L.1Event Rules:Bone & BrawnEvent Score Sheet:NoneClarifications:None
This event is usually run as a stationed event, but can also be given as a sit-down test. Team members will be asked to answer questions relating to the skeletal and muscular systems of the human body.
Teams MUST bring a writing instrument. No other resources are allowed.
Coaches Institute Resources:
How Stuff Works – Muscular and Skeletal (2011 rules) *typo in this handout – Ligaments connect bone to bone, not muscle to muscle*
Janice VanCleave’s The Human Body for Every Kid (2010 rules)
Kids Heath – Your Muscles (includes pasta vertebrae activity similar to 2013 Coaches Institute presentation)
How Stuff Works – Muscular and Skeletal
Janice VanCleave’s The Human Body for Every Kid
Kids Heath – Your Muscles
Brain Pop Jr. – Bones
Inner Body – Interactive body systems diagrams
BBC Science: Human Body and Mind – Muscle and Skeleton Games
Some great activities for learning about muscles and bones (we really like putting masking tape labels on real people!)