When you break a bone, like an arm or a leg, a cast helps keep those bones steadily in place so they can heal. But how are casts made?
She explains every step. This video is perfect for children who want to know more about how casts are made or who might be worried about getting a cast.
Updated video In the previously shared video, Moate revealed what a broken bone looks like with help from an x-ray and took a closer look at the fiberglass strands of the cast with her microscope camera.
Watch these related videos about bones and healing:
• Broken Wrist, a 1978 classic from Sesame Street
• How do wounds heal and how do scars form?
• Them Not-So-Dry Bones – Schoolhouse Rock
• How to make a bone model – BioMedical Art
Plus: More videos with Maddie Moate and this related idea: Shelter in 24hrs – Emergency Concrete-laced Canvas Tent.
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