Chapter Name: Movements in Animals
Activity Name: Pelvic girdle in Movements in Animals
The experiment aims to help you understand the concept of the pelvic girdle, which is a part of the skeletal system in the human body.
By pressing the area just below your waist with your fingers, you can feel similarly shaped bones on both sides of your body, which represent the pelvic girdle. The experiment will provide a hands-on experience for you to locate and feel these bones.
- Your own body
Step by Step Procedure:
- Stand or sit in a comfortable position.
- Place your fingers on the area just below your waist, on both sides of your body.
- Apply gentle pressure with your fingers and feel the area.
- Notice the bone structure beneath your skin.
- Try to identify the similarly shaped bones on both sides of your body.
- These bones represent the pelvic girdle, which is made up of the pelvis bones.
- Take a moment to observe and familiarize yourself with the location and shape of the pelvic girdle.
- When pressing the area just below your waist, you will feel a solid bone structure on both sides of your body.
- These bones are similarly shaped and can be identified as the pelvic girdle.
- The pelvic girdle encloses the portion of your body below the stomach and is also the part you sit on.
- Apply gentle pressure while conducting the experiment to avoid any discomfort or injury.
- If you experience any pain or discomfort, stop the experiment and consult a medical professional.
Lesson Learnt from Experiment:
Through this experiment, you have learned about the pelvic girdle, which is an important part of the skeletal system.
The pelvis bones form the pelvic girdle, which encloses the lower portion of your body and serves as a support structure. Understanding the pelvic girdle helps in comprehending the movements and stability of the human body.