Human Body Explorations: Hands-On Investigations of What Makes Us Tick

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Kendall Hunt, Jan 1, 2000 - Medical - 184 pages
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Why can't some people drink milk? How does blood from your feet flow "uphill" to your heart? Help students discover the science of their own bodies through the 28 explorations mapped out in this teacher-friendly book. Divided into the "observable body" and the "secret body, " this book includes detailed instructions, background explanations, and reproducible explorer's guides for students.
  

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Contents

Your Secret Body
9
Put deshelled eggs in different fluids and watch them swell and shrink
17
Acid in Your Stomach
23
How Much Do You C?
29
How Sweet It Is
37
All sugars are not created equal
43
Got Blood?
49
Mother and Child Reunion
55
The Domino Effect
75
Youve Got Your Nerve
81
The Arctic in a Cup
87
Investigations of perceivable processes and phenomena
95
The Taste of Color
109
Nosestalgia
125
aMAZEing Memories
141
Circle of Nerves
159

Fruitful DMA Extraction
61
What You Cant See Can Hurt You
69
How This Book Came to Be
175
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