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What Bone Do Children Break Most Often, and What Is the Main Cause? *

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Abstract

Here's a project that will give you insight into accidents, and maybe help you prevent them. The original project used a survey method to gather data, which you could also do. Another approach for data collection that you might try would be to use published articles from the pediatric medical literature. Finding a pediatrician or pediatric orthopedist who is willing to be your mentor for this project would be helpful. (Idea from Caito, 2003)

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Bibliography

Caito, N., 2003. "What Bone Do Children Break the Most and What Is the Main Cause?" California State Science Fair Project Abstract [accessed February 1, 2006] http://www.usc.edu/CSSF/History/2003/Projects/J1702.pdf.

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