The Skeletal System

Fun Facts

• Bone is 5 times as strong as steel
• A giraffe has the same number of bones in the neck as humans do
• Bones are 14% of your body weight
• The human skeleton has 206 bones
• The hands and feet contain over half of the body’s bones
• Every bone, except one – the hyoid, is connected to another bone
• Bones grow up with you