Science Trek

D4K: Skeletons

Special | 28m 43s

Your skeleton is what helps keeps you healthy and moving. 206 different bones make up the skeletal system. Your bones give you structure, protect your internal organs and do a whole lot more. Guest scientists Dr. Jeffrey Shilt, Professor of Movement Science Jeff Seegmiller and microgravity researcher Benjamin Davis answer students’ questions about the skeletal system.

Aired: 10/11/11

Rating: TV-G

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