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Protecting Our Bones micro-lesson

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Our skeletal system is such an important part of our body, but how do we protect it? There are lots of things that we can do to keep our bones healthy and safe. First, wear a helmet. If you're biking or doing a sport that requires a helmet, always wear helmet to protect your skull. Second, stay active. Being on our feet and doing weight bearing exercises like walking, running, or hiking helps our bones to stay strong. Third, make sure you're eating enough dairy products. Dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt contain calcium. Calcium is essential for our bones to stay strong. And finally, don't forget to get out in the sun. The sun provides our bodies with vitamin D. Vitamin D helps our bodies to absorb calcium making sure that our bones get enough calcium to stay strong and grow.

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  • Our main source of Vitamin D is from

    1) The sun
    2) Chewable vitamins
    3) Dairy products
    4) Calcium
  • How can we get enough calcium?

    1) Eat dairy like milk, cheese and yogurt
    2) Eat fruit like apples and bananas
    3) Eat protein like chicken and pork
    4) Drink water
  • Which activity would you wear a helmet for, to protect your skull?

    1) Riding a motorcycle
    2) Going down a slide
    3) Playing field hockey
    4) Jumping into a pool
  • Why are weight bearing exercises beneficial to our bones?

    1) It helps keeps them strong
    2) It makes them thinner
    3) It helps them to break
    4) It makes us faster
  • What keeps our bones strong?

    1) Calcium
    2) Magnesium
    3) Helium
    4) Oxygen
  • Which of the following is a weight bearing exercise

    1) Jumping Jacks
    2) Sitting
    3) Riding a stationary bike
    4) Swimming
  • Which of the following foods would be a good source of calcium?

    1) Mac and Cheese
    2) Spaghetti and meatballs
    3) Peanut butter sandwich
    4) Hamburger and fries
  • Wearing a helmet protects

    1) the skull
    2) the spine
    3) the arms
    4) the ribs
  • Why do we need Vitamin D?

    1) To help our bodies absorb calcium
    2) To get a tan
    3) To help our bones get thinner
    4) To absorb sunlight
  • Which of the following drinks would be a good source of calcium?

    1) Milkshake
    2) Water
    3) Orange Juice
    4) Soda

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