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1

Which level of organization of an organism does blood fit it

Blood

2

Why is cell diversity important

It allows them to perform a variety of functions

3

What is the organization of an organism from least to most organized

Cells, tissues, organs, then organs systems

4

Cellular Organization consists of what

Tissues, organs, and organ systems

5

What are the levels of an Organ Systems

The system, the organs in the system, then the tissues

6

What happens from tissues to organs as the organization increases

The level becomes more complex meaning it can perform more functions or a more specialized function

7

The skin is also useful for what

Structure

8

Although the skin isn’t apart of the locomotive system it also helps with what

It helps maintain the shape of an animal

9

What do bones store in the skeletal system

The bones in the skeletal system store calcium for the rest of the body. Mineral nutrients like magnesium, phosphorus, and sodium are also stored in bones

10

For many animals the skeleton forms where

Inside the body

11

The larger the animal the thicker their bones must be for what

To support the animal’s weight

12

How many bones does an adult skeleton consist of

206

13

How many bones does a baby skeleton consist of

270 bones

14

What are tree’s internal structures like

Trees and other plants have an internal framework of stiff tubes similar to skeletons. Instead of being made of bone, the tubes in plants are made of a rigid substance called cellulose that provides support

15

How are bones of birds like

Light and hollow

16

Do earthworms have skeletons

No

17

Joint Definition

A point where two bones meet, and that generally makes movement possible

18

Ligament Definition

A sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting bones at a joint or supporting an organ

19

What help bones attach together at joints

Ligaments and cartilage

20

Cartilage Definition

A tough, elastic, fibrous connective tissue

21

What covers the ends of many bones to help joints move smoothly

Cartilage

22

In joints, such as the knee, what acts as a shock absorber when you move

Cartilage

23

What type of joint is the knee

Hinge Joint

24

How many types of muscles are there

Three

25

What is the muscle that attaches to bones called

A Skeletal Muscle

26

What are the 3 types of muscles

Voluntary, involuntary, and a cardiac muscle

27

What is a Voluntary Muscle

Muscles that you can control on your own

28

What is a Involuntary Muscle

Muscles that you can’t control on your own

29

What is a Cardiac Muscle

A muscle only found in the walls of the heart that beat until death

30

Where are Involuntary muscles found

In the walls of internal organs