Endoskeleton & Exoskeleton Lesson for Kids


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An _____ is a skeletal system that is found inside the body.

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1. What type of skeletal system is located outside of the body?

2. Which of the following is NOT a function of skeletal system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Do you keep your bones on the inside or the outside? You keep them on the inside, of course, but that's not true of all living things. This quiz and worksheet will test you on the kinds of skeletal systems found in living things, what they do, and how they grow.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz helps you by testing you on:

  • What we call a skeleton that's inside the body
  • How animals grow new skeletons on the outside of their bodies
  • Which part of your skeleton protects your most important organs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about the skeletal system that's found on the outside of the body
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to tell what skeletal systems do
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about how new outer skeletons grow

Additional Learning

If you'd like to find out more, study the lesson called, Endoskeleton & Exoskeleton Lesson for Kids. By the time you're finished, you should know how to:

  • Tell how many bones a human skeleton has
  • Name some animals, other than humans, that keep their skeletons on the inside
  • Explain what outer skeletons are made of