Which of the following is NOT a function of your skeleton?
Produce insulinYes! Insulin is produced by the pancreas, not by bones.
Work with muscles to help you moveNo. Your muscles attach to your bones. They work together to let you move.
Protect internal organsNo. Your skull protects your brain. Your ribs protect your heart and lungs. Your backbone protects your spinal cord.
Produce blood cells.No. Your bone marrow produces your blood cells.
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SC.2.L.14.1 Distinguish human body parts (brain, heart, lungs, stomach, muscles, and skeleton) and their basic functions.
SC.5.L.14.1 Identify the organs in the human body and describe their functions, including the skin, brain, heart, lungs, stomach, liver, intestines, pancreas, muscles and skeleton, reproductive organs, kidneys, bladder, and sensory organs.
SC.6.L.14.5 Identify and investigate the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestive, respiratory, circulatory, reproductive, excretory, immune, nervous, and musculoskeletal) and describe ways these systems interact with each other to maintain homeostasis.