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Bone & Brawn

Division:A – ElementaryNC Essential Standards Alignment:3.L.1, 5.L.1Event Rules:Bone & BrawnEvent Score Sheet:NoneClarifications:None

Description:

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.

Materials:

Teams MUST bring a writing instrument. No other resources are allowed.

Scoring:

None

Common Mistakes:

None

Recommendations:

None

Fast Facts:

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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)

Event Resources:

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!)

Here are 2 coloring books that you might want to purchase:
A very detailed one
A little more simplified one

See the event help page for the Middle and High School version of this event for additional resources

Media:

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