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1

Our bones protect delicate organs in our body, especially the ______, _____, and _______

Brain, lungs, and heart

2

Our bones give our body _____

Shape

3

Our bones also make _____ ___

Blood cells

4

Blood cells are found in _____ bone marrow

Red

5

Fat is stored in _____ bone marrow

Yellow

6

Fats are also called _____

Lipids

7

Calcium helps are heart to ____ and our mind to _____

Beat, think

8

Calcium is taken into our body in a material called _______ _____

Calcium salts

9

Calcium helps make our bones sturdy and ____

Strong

10

Milk, cheese, and yogurt contain _____

Calcium

11

Other foods that contain calcium are ______

Spinach, salmon, ice cream

12

90% of calcium stored in our homes is out there by the time we are ___ years old

18

13

__________ results in weak bones with holes in them

Osteoporosis

14

Vitamin __ also makes are bones strong

D

15

Our bodies can make vitamin d while in the _______

Sunlight

16

When you don't get enough vitamin d you get a disease called _____

Rickets

17

When someone doesn't get the right nutrients they are suffering from ______

Malnutrition

18

Another mineral in our body is ________ we get it by eating cereal, fish, and _______ vegetables

Phosphorus, and green

19

The outside bone is a tough membrane called ________

Periosteum

20

Your body is constantly tearing down old bone and building new bone, that's called _______

Remodeling

21

The next layer of bone is called _______ this is mostly what we look at when we see a skeleton

Compact bone

22

Compact bone is made of calcium right tough fibers called ______

Collagen

23

A network of tunnels that is strong interconnected patterns designed to withstand pressure is ______ bone

Spongey

24

A hallowed out cavity filled with fluid is called ____ ______

Bone marrow

25

Red bone marrow dies of old age after __ months

4

26

Without fat in your diet, their would be no _____ _______

Cell membrane

27

The Greek word osteon means ____

Bone

28

Our cells make new bone called ______

Osteoblasts

29

Osteon last need _____

Exercise

30

Protein makes _____

Collagen