Head to toe science: over 40 eye-popping, spine-tingling, heart-pounding activities that teach kids about the human body

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John Wiley, Mar 9, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 120 pages
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Untangle the Mystery of Human Hair! Listen to a Heart Throb! Sniff Out Why Stinky Feet Stink!

SCIENCE THAT REALLY GETS UNDER YOUR SKIN!

Explore the amazing human body, from the hair on your head to your stinky feet
* Smell like a salmon
* Build a balloon intestine
* Mix up a batch of fake blood
* Crack your genetic code


How much air do your lungs hold? How are your bones like a roll of toilet paper? Where does all your old dead skin go? How can you figure out how tall a person is from the size of his or her feet? You ll find out the answers in Head to Toe Science. More than 40 fun, easy-to-do activities using ordinary products found around your house let you discover the wonders of your body from top to bottom, inside and out your brain, your bones, your digestive, circulatory, and nervous systems, and much more!

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HEAD TO TOE SCIENCE: Over 40 Eye-Poppping, Spine-Tingling, Heart-Pounding Activities That Teach Kids about the Human Body

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Science teacher Wiese (Cosmic Science, not reviewed) is back with 40 quick and often intriguing science puzzles and activities to promote understanding of the human body. Activities are grouped in ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Senses and the Nervous System
21
Tooth Detective
38
Moving On
44
The Circulatory System
57
The Muscular System
69
Bendable Bones
80
Bony Blocks
86
Sweating It Out
102
Smelly Feet
108
Index
117
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About the author (2000)

JIM WIESE is a science teacher and an educational coordinator for nonprofit organizations. He is the author of the popular science activity books Roller Coaster Science, Rocket Science, Detective Science, Spy Science, Cosmic Science, and Magic Science (all from Wiley).