Skeletal System This information will help you find out how the skeletal system supports, protects and maintains our bodies.


Names of Bones
Each bone has a special name. We usually say their common names like the kneecap, shin bone, collarbone, etc... Let's learn the scientific names that a nurse, doctor or scientist might use. Below you will find diagrams of the skeleton. You can use the diagram to locate many of the bones in your body. One diagram shows you the skeleton from a front view and the other shows the skeleton from a back view.
Once you think you know the names of your bones try the
Bone Match Game

Front View (Anterior)
Back View (Posterior)

Once you think you know the names of your bones try the
Bone Match Game