Chapter 33: Protection, Support, and Movement

Skeleton

Game in which you rotate bones to the proper orientation and then place them in a virtual body

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/3djigsaw_02/index.shtml?skeleton

(Main Idea: Your skeletal system is made up of the appendicular and axial skeletons.)

 

 

Joints

Article about the joints of the human body with interactive illustrations of each type

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/factfiles/joints/ball_and_socket_joint.shtml

(Main Idea: Bones connect to form joints.)

 

 

Muscles

Game in which you place muscles into a virtual body

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/3djigsaw_02/index.shtml?muscles

(Key Concept: Muscles are tissues that can contract, enabling movement.)

 

 

Muscle Structure and Function

Electron micrograph and animation of muscle filaments contracting

http://www.indiana.edu/~oso/animations/MyoMillipedes.html

(Main Idea: Muscles contract when the nervous system causes muscle filaments to move.)

 

 

Skin Structures

Interactive diagram showing the structures of the skin

http://www.wisc-online.com/Objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=AP12204

(Main Idea: The integumentary system consists of many different tissues.)

 

 

Skin Layers

Animation describing the layers of the skin and their functions

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000029&ptid=17

(Main Idea: The integumentary system consists of many different tissues.)