NC Science Olympiad
Bone & Brawn 2017
Division: A - Elementary
NC Essential Standards Alignment: 3.L.1, 5.L.1
Event Rules: Bone & Brawn

Description: This event is usually run as a stationed event, but can also be given as a sit-down test. Team members will be asked to answer questions relating to the skeletal and muscular systems of the human body.

Materials: Teams MUST bring a writing instrument. No other resources are allowed.

Coaches Institute Resources:
2010 Coaches Institute Handout (2011 rules) *typo in this handout - Ligaments connect bone to bone, not muscle to muscle*
Sample event, station format (2010 rules)
Bones Unit for 4th-6th Grade (includes pasta vertebrae activity similar to 2013 Coaches Institute presentation)

Event Resources:
How Stuff Works - Muscular and Skeletal
Janice VanCleave's The Human Body for Every Kid
Kids Heath - Your Muscles
Brain Pop Jr. - Bones
Inner Body - Interactive body systems diagrams
BBC Science: Human Body and Mind - Muscle and Skeleton Games
Some great activities for learning about muscles and bones (we really like putting masking tape labels on real people!)

Here are 2 coloring books that you might want to purchase:
A very detailed one
A little more simplified one


See the event help page for the Middle and High School version of this event for additional resources

 
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