Looking at the Body

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Wiley, Aug 9, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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Looking at the Body Do you know…
  • a baby has a lot more bones than an adult?
  • you’re shorter at bedtime than in the morning?
  • it takes about 23 seconds for blood to circulate through your entire body?
  • the smallest bone in your body is inside your ear?
These are just a few of the amazing facts that introduce you to the fascinating world of the body. With David Suzuki as your guide, you’ll investigate what the different parts of the body are, how they are formed, and how they work. Wouldn’t you like to…
  • make a stethoscope and listen to your heartbeat?
  • measure how big a breath you can take?
  • turn your feet into works of art?
  • try six impossible tricks?
Filled with exciting projects and activities and extremely well illustrated, Looking at the Body is a great way for kids and their parents to participate in the science adventure

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Contents

Introduction
5
Your Skin
18
Your Muscles
39
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

DAVID SUZUKI, a professor of genetics at the University of British Columbia, is the host of the award-winning television series, "The Nature of Things." He is also the author of several other books. BARBARA HEHNER is a writer and editor who has worked with David Suzuki on all the Looking At books. She has edited over 50 other children’s books.