Studying Bones: The Scientist’s Dilemma

Studying Bones: The Scientist's Dilemma

Teach students about character transformation, the function of bones in the human body and improvisation all in one exciting, integrated lesson. Designed for students in grades 3-8, this lesson helps you teach in role, guiding students through a process drama centered around identifying and explaining the function of different bones in the human body. This is a great way to get students excited about studying biology while also helping them practice collaboration and characterization skills.

NOTE: Studying Bones: The Scientist's Dilemma is part of our unique library of integrated lessons. 
These specialized lessons simultaneously teach concepts and skills related to drama and the other subject(s) targeted in the lesson. In addition, these lessons are designed to meet National Standards for Drama and for the integrated subject(s), so you can reach learning goals across multiple disciplines.


Grade Level

  • 3rd Grade
  • 4th Grade
  • 5th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade


  • 3 Drama Tools
  • Characterization
  • Collaboration
  • Following Directions
  • Imagination
  • Improvisation
  • Partner Work
  • Teamwork
  • Transformation


  • Collaboration
  • Living Things
  • Problem Solving
  • Science
  • Teamwork


  • Open