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Joints of the Body Have you ever wondered how many joints you have in your body? Or maybe you have always wondered how they work to facilitate movement. Did you know your body has a total of 360 joints. You body has 206 bones. At every point where these bones intersect there is a joint. A joint is defined as the point of contact between two or more bones. This  point of contact provide mechanical support for the human body. All joints in your body are classified in four categories. This…

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I love me some skeletons

Show this to and discuss with your children during your bones lesson (Lesson 6 in ABOUT ME): discuss the flexibility of your bones and joints.

There are 26 bones in the human foot which are grouped into 7 tarsals, 5 metatarsals and 14 phalanges, for a total of 33 joints, of which 20 are actively articulated