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Moving and Growing

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Human Skeletons
Skeletons of
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Bones give us shape and a framework for vital organs to be stored safely inside .

The brian inside the skullThe skull protects the brain


Click here for more information on ribsThe rib cage protects the heart and lungs.


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The backbone protects the spinal cord



What are the functions of the Skeleton?

The three functions of the skeleton are:

  1. Support
  2. Protection and
  3. Movement

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