jordan.eustace
Flashcards by , created about 6 years ago

Some notes on the skeleton

70
0
0
jordan.eustace
Created by jordan.eustace about 6 years ago
Biology- Genes and Variation
Laura Perry
GCSE Combined Science
Derek Cumberbatch
Using GoConqr to study science
Sarah Egan
C4 - Formulae to learn
Tech Wilkinson
Atomic Structure
dpr898
The Skeleton and Muscles
james liew
AQA Physics P1 Quiz
Bella Statham
Acids and Bases
Sarah Egan
Biology Revision - Y10 Mock
Tom Mitchell
Using GoConqr to teach science
Sarah Egan
Question Answer
Cartilage-prevents bones from rubbing off each other A fluid-lubricates and cushions the joint Ligament=connect one bone to another Muscles contract and relax to bring about movement of muscles Tendons=connect muscle to bone Anatognistic muscles work opposite each other to bring about movement E.g. biceps and triceps
The eyes allow us to detect light and distinguish colours eyes can do this because the have special sensory cells which are found in the retina. theeye.jpg (image/jpg)
The skeleton is made up of bones (200 bones).Three main functions of the skeleton:support,movement and protection. skeleton.jpg (image/jpg)
1.Support-without bones our bodies would collapse 2.Movement-bones together with muscles allow us to move about 3.Protection-skull protects the brain,rib cage protects heart and lungs,backbone protects spine Joint=formed where 2 bones meet function:to allow movement Fused join=joint where there is no movement e.g. the skull Ball and socket joint=allows movemnt in many directions e.g. the hip Hinged joint=movement in 1 direction e.g. knee