Have you ever broken a bone? What happened? In this movie, you’ll learn how bones like your skull, spine, and ribcage give your body its shape and protect your organs. Did you know that joints, like the ones in your knees and elbows, have cartilage? Muscles are attached to bone and together they help you move. Find out how to take care of your bones and learn how you can protect them.
In this lesson plan designed for grades K through 3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about the five major body systems. Students will identify the main functions of the systems, and explain ways they can keep each system healthy. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about bones and the skeletal system. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Bones. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »
In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about bones and the skeletal system. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Bones topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »