Human Body Explorations: Hands-On Investigations of What Makes Us Tick
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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Your Secret Body
Put deshelled eggs in different fluids and watch them swell and shrink
Acid in Your Stomach
How Much Do You C?
How Sweet It Is
All sugars are not created equal
Mother and Child Reunion
The Domino Effect
Youve Got Your Nerve
The Arctic in a Cup
Investigations of perceivable processes and phenomena
The Taste of Color
Circle of Nerves
Fruitful DMA Extraction
What You Cant See Can Hurt You
How This Book Came to Be
acid allele antacids anti-A antigens beads beaker beans Benedict's solution blind spot blood group blood type blood vessels brain carbon contains Discussion Questions domino dropper eggs endolymph ethanol experiment Exploration Expected Results Exploratorium All rights Explorer's Guide Facilitator's Guide finger flavor fluid food coloring fungiform papillae gelatin genotype Getting Started glucose Going Further Ideas for Inquiry inside insulating iodine labels lactose layer light Management A Amount materials maze membrane potential milk minutes A Preparation molecules monosaccharides move nerve impulses nervous system neuron nose-stalgia olfactory paper cup paper for recording plasma membrane Preparation and Setup proprioceptors protein Questions for Getting reaction receptors recording data red blood cells retina rights reserved scent Setup Activity Overview skin smell soap film sodium starch stomach substances sucrose sugars Supertaster surface sweat tape taste temperature test tube thermometer Tidbits TIPS tongue veins vinegar vitamin water bath What's Going