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List the functions of the skeletals system?
support the body, protect soft organs, allow mouvement dut to attached skeletal muscles, store minerals and fats, and blood cell formation.
What are the characteristics of a compact bones?
A compact bone is dense and looks smooth and homogenous.
What are the characteristics of a spongy bone?
Small needle-like piece of bone and lots of open space.
Describe long bones
Long bones are typically longer than they are wide, have a shaft with heads at both ends and contains mostly compact bones
Describe flat bones
Thin, flattened and usually curved, two thin layers of compact compact bones and one middle layer of spongy bone
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