Skeletal Review

Skeletal Review

Author: Ashley Moore

This review will go over how bones form, the parts of bones, and the functions of the skeletal system.

The skeletal system has 5 main functions, and there are several different parts in our bones that develop during endochondral bone formation.

See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

263 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Short quiz over information from class and the videos.

Functions of Skeletal System

Structure of long bones

Description of important parts of the bone; such as osteons and Haversian Canals.

Bone Formation

Video of endochondral bone formation.