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Mystery Science Mini Lesson - How do Broken Bones Heal? (Fourth Grade)

Science is all around us. Let's get ready to learn something new today with Mystery Science! 1. Tap the link and watch the video. Make sure to stop and think about the questions when asked. 2. 🗣 Talk to your family member about what you learned about how broken bones heal. What has to happen for bones to heal? What do we do to help this process in our bodies? What is cast and why do people use them for broken bones, but not always? 3. ✏️ Write down everything you learned about broken bones, how they heal, and the process for our bones to recover. Add a diagram of a broken bone to your notes. 🦴 4. add Tap the add button. 5. photo Tap the camera button to take a picture of your notes. 6. mic Tap the mic to record yourself explaining your thoughts and walk us through how bones break, how they heal, and what people have to do to make sure they heal correctly. If you ever broke a bone, tell us about your personal experience as well! 7. check Tap the check to save. Family Extensions: - Ask each family member to share about any broken bones they had including what happened and what it was like to make sure it healed. 🦴 - Try walking around with a sling and imagine having to keep your body part perfectly still for 6 weeks or more!

4th Grade, Home Learning, Science
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Students can enjoy powerful science activities while learning from home. Mystery Science mini-lessons are a way for students to explore science topics individually or with their families. Learning from home is a great time to encourage curiosity and build scientific thinking skills. You can find more lessons here: https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning. NGSS 4-LS1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes