Riddles
The human body knowledge
Systems
Name that body part!
100

I am the building block for all living things, and there are over 200 types of me in the human body.

What am I?

Cells!

100

Describe how the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems of the body are interconnected.

Answers will vary 

100

The Skeletal System 

Protects your organs and is the structure of your body. 

100

This is a muscle located on your elbow. Sometimes, people confuse it for a bone! If you wack this, you definitely won't be laughing. 

Funny bone!

200

I am a part of the body’s systems and have clearly defined functions. Examples of me include the stomach, the liver, and the intestines.

What am I?

An organ!

200

What is the job of the skeletal system?

To protect our organs!

200

The Nervous System 

Sends messages from your brain through you spinal cord in order to make your muscles/bones move. 

200

This muscle pumps blood through your entire body. 

Heart 

300

I am a strong, elastic tissue. I can be found in places like the tip of your nose and the top of your ear.

What am I?

Cartilage!

300

What are axial bones and what do they do?

Your axial skeleton provides support and cushioning for your brain, spinal cord and organs in your body. Muscles in your body that move your head, neck and trunk attach to your axial skeleton.

300

The Excretory System 

Gets rid of liquids in the body. 

300

This is a muscle located at the bottom of your heel named after a greek folktale. 

Achilles Heel. 

400

I am the system that helps to give your body structure, and I work to protect your organs.

What am I?

The Skeletal System!

400

Compare and contrast voluntary and involuntary muscles.

Voluntary muscles are controlled by the brain, involuntary muscles are reflexes not controlled by the brain!

400

The Digestive System 

Digests food and creates energy for your body to move. 

400

This muscle helps you inhale and exhale air. Without these, you'd be sure to be out of breath! 

Lungs. 

500

I am the area where two bones come together. 

What am I?

A joint!

500

Where are nerves found and what do they do?

Nerves are found all over the body, and send messages from the brain through the spinal cord. They allow you to move. 

500
The Circulatory System 

Pumps or circulates blood throughout your body. 

500

These bones are attached to your foot. Without these 10 bones, it would be really hard to balance and walk! 

Toes! 

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