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CHS students test the strength of bones

Campbellsville High School students recently performed an experiment to test the strength of the bones in the human body.

 

Students in Dee Doss’s anatomy class are studying the bones of the human body.

 

To test the strength of the long bone in a person’s leg, students were asked to make a makeshift bone by rolling together 20 sheets of paper.

 

The paper gave the “bone” its strength and ability to withstand great amounts of force.

 

To simulate how strong the bone is, students tied a bag to the “bone” and then added textbooks.

 

Students added many textbooks and the “bone” absorbed the force.

 

CHS junior Wyatt Houk, at left, and senior Caylie Blair work with classmate senior Brenna Wethington to make their “bone.”

CHS junior Wyatt Houk, at left, and senior Caylie Blair work with classmate senior Brenna Wethington to make their “bone.”

 

CHS senior Caroline McMahan, at left, and sophomore Dee Simpson tie their “bone” to a bag to see how much force it can withstand.

CHS senior Caroline McMahan, at left, and sophomore Dee Simpson tie their “bone” to a bag to see how much force it can withstand.

 

CHS teacher Dee Doss, at left, helps students Dee Simpson, a sophomore, and junior Alex Doss tie a bag to their “bone” to see how much force it can withstand.

CHS teacher Dee Doss, at left, helps students Dee Simpson, a sophomore, and junior Alex Doss tie a bag to their “bone” to see how much force it can withstand.

 

CHS sophomore Dee Simpson, at left, and junior Alex Doss, at right, work with teacher Dee Doss to see how many books can be stacked on top of their “bone.”

CHS sophomore Dee Simpson, at left, and junior Alex Doss, at right, work with teacher Dee Doss to see how many books can be stacked on top of their “bone.”

 

CHS sophomore Dee Simpson, at left, and junior Alex Doss see how many books their “bone” can hold.

CHS sophomore Dee Simpson, at left, and junior Alex Doss see how many books their “bone” can hold.

 

CHS teacher Dee Doss, at left, and junior Alex Doss hold their “bone” as sophomore Dee Simpson adds more books to the bag.

CHS teacher Dee Doss, at left, and junior Alex Doss hold their “bone” as sophomore Dee Simpson adds more books to the bag.

 

CHS sophomore Dee Simpson, at left, and junior Alex Doss see how many books can be added to the bag with the “bone” absorbing the force.

CHS sophomore Dee Simpson, at left, and junior Alex Doss see how many books can be added to the bag with the “bone” absorbing the force.





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