Ch 28: The Skeletal System & Connective Tissue

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to learn about the skeletal system and connective tissue. These video lessons are short and engaging and make learning easy!

The Skeletal System and Connective Tissue - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The skeletal system plays a key role in supporting the essential functions of the body, and connective tissue makes it all possible. This series of video lessons, presented by an experienced life science instructor, will take you through the primary structures and functions of the skeletal system and its connective tissue, from how bones are formed to how they connect at joints. You'll learn about specifics like osteoblasts and ligaments. At the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain what osteoclasts and osteoblasts do
  • Summarize what joints do and how they work
  • Identify types of fibrous connective tissue and explain their purposes
  • Identify cartilage, tendons, and ligaments and explain their purposes

Video Objective
Osteoclast and Osteoblast: Build and Repair Team for Your Bones Define osteoclast and osteoblast, and describe how they work together in bone formation and resorption.
Joints: Where Bones Connect and Move Explain what joints are and how they work as part of the skeletal system.
Fibrous Connective Tissue: Function and Types Summarize types of fibrous connective tissue found in the skeletal system, and describe what they do.
Cartilage, Tendons, and Ligaments Define cartilage, tendons, and ligaments, and describe their function in a healthy skeletal system.

Chapter Practice Exam
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