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Why do we have skeletons?


This week a TPL Kids visitor may have been looking for a Halloween costume or was sitting in science class when this wonder was pondered. So, this week we’re going to find out why we have skeletons.


For this wonder, we found an article in Encyclopedia Britannica to help us uncover

It notes that there are three different functions of the skeleton: support, protection, and motion. The skeleton supports the body and maintains its shape, protects the organs and makes it possible for us to move.

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