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Published on December 17th, 2010 | by What2Learn

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The human skeleton: GCSE PE revision


Those studying GCSE Physical Education (and some Science courses) need to be able to label and describe the bones within the human skeleton. This free activity will develop and test your ability to do this. If you are struggling with this revision activity you should open the ‘revision notes’ below the game.

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Sternum: The bone at the front of the chest where the ribs meet.

Rib: Long curved bones which form the ribcage and protect the organs within the chest.

Metacarpals: Any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers.

Scapula: Either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder.

Cranium: The part of the skull that encloses the brain.

Carpals: The wrist bones.

Phalanges: The section between the finger joints..

Sacrum: A large, triangular bone at the base of the spine.

Radius: The outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm.

Vertebra: One of the bony segments of the spinal column.

Clavicle: The prominent bone between the shoulder and the neck. Commonly called the ‘collar bone’.

Humerus: The bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow.

Ulna: The inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm.

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