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Bag of Bones Activity

Cartoon drawing of a boy looking at a model of a life-size human skeleton

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: K-8
Publication Year: 2012
Subjects: Mathematics, General Science, Life Science

Students test bone density using plastic snack bags, corn puff cereal and a heavy book. They apply the scientific method to determine degrees of bone loss and learn why healthy bones are important in space and on Earth.

Bag of Bones Activity [165KB PDF file]

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