BrainPOP

Broken Bones

SNAP! Owwwww! If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know exactly how scary and painful it can be. And if you haven’t, well, lucky you! Either way, you’ll learn a lot in this BrainPOP movie about broken bones. Tim and Moby take you through the whole process--from how and why bones get broken, to how doctors treat them in the hospital, to how your body heals its own injury. You’ll learn the difference between a simple and a compound fracture, why adults’ bones break easier than kids’ and the vitamins and minerals you should consume to make sure your bones stay strong and healthy for a long time! So click on this movie--and if you eventually break something, we promise we’ll come over and sign your cast.

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