Skeletal System assessment
Directions:  Answer each question completely.  Communicate all that you know in a readable fashion.

1.  List three (3) of the five functions of bones and give an example of where a bone performing this function can be found.
 
 
 
 
 
 

2. What is the difference between a true rib and a false rib?  Include an illustration.
 
 
 
 
 

3. Describe the process of bone formation or describe the process of bone growth.  Use illustrations and label what is occurring at each stage. (Use the back of the page if necessary.)

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4.  What is the difference between a ligament and a tendon?
 
 
 
 
 
 

5. List  four (4) types of fractures and a bone in which this type of fracture may be found.  You may either illustrate or describe each.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

6. Describe the process of bone repair. (Use the back of the page if necessary.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

7.  For the types of joints listed below:
 -describe the amount of freedom of movement.
 -give an example where this type of joint may be found.

Sinovial-
 

Fibrous-
 

Cartilaginous-
 
 

8.  List two (2) differences between the male and female pelvis.
 
 
 
 
 


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