Tissue and Supporting System

Biology SSS 1 Second Term


Tissue and Supporting System

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

  1. Define supporting system
  2. Differentiate between the types of skeleton
  3. Gives functions of supporting system


Living organisms including plants and animals need tissues to enable them to carry out life processes. For example, without the various bones and tissues, vertebrates may not be able to stand, respire, move and carry out other life processes. The skeleton is the hard, bony framework of the body which confers protection, support and shape to organs and soft tissues of the body.

Types of Skeleton

There are three main types of skeleton. These are hydrostatic, exoskeleton.... View More

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