My First Book of My Body : Discover How Your Body Works with 35 Fun Projects and Experiments

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My First Book of My Body : Discover How Your Body Works with 35 Fun Projects and Experiments

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 128 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781782495314
  • DDC分類 612

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35 step-by-step activities to inform children about the workings of the human body.This fascinating and informative book offers children an amazing insight into how their body works. Susan Akass and Frances Butcher make learning fun with 35 engaging experiments that give a thorough understanding of body systems and anatomy. In Chapter 1, The Senses, activities include finding your blind spot, getting dizzy, and making snot! In Chapter 2, The Control Centre, children get to test their reflexes and memories, and trick their brain with optical illusions. In Chapter 3, Your Skeleton and Muscles, they can investigate their muscles, joints and ligaments. Chapter 4, Fuelling the Machine, explains why teeth are vulnerable to a bad diet and includes how to make a digestive system, including the poop! In Chapter 5, All Systems Go, there's fantastic fake blood, pulse-testing and how to make a simple stethoscope. As well as exciting experiments, children will be informed by the anatomical artworks, mind-boggling facts and invaluable health information throughout.

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       6  (2)
Chapter 1 Your Senses 8 (28)
The Eye 10 (8)
Investigating eyes 11 (3)
Pinhole camera 14 (2)
Other ways to test your eyes 16 (2)
The Ear 18 (6)
Explore your ears 19 (2)
Helping you balance 21 (2)
Air pressure and ears 23 (1)
Taste and Smell 24 (4)
Smell test 25 (2)
Taste test 27 (1)
Skin 28 (8)
How good is your sense of touch? 29 (2)
Temperature test 31 (2)
Our hairy bodies 33 (3)
Chapter 2 Your Skeleton and Muscles 36 (28)
The Skeleton 38 (14)
Draw your own skeleton 40 (3)
Joint quiz 43 (1)
Broken bones 44 (4)
Flexible spine 48 (4)
How Muscles Work 52 (7)
Growing bones and muscles 54 (2)
Meaty muscles 56 (3)
The Hand 59 (5)
A robot hand 60 (4)
Chapter 3 The Machine Inside You 64 (42)
Your Organs and Systems 66 (2)
Your Digestive System 68 (14)
Make a model of your teeth 69 (3)
Plaque attack! 72 (2)
How to make poop! 74 (4)
String model of the gut 78 (4)
Blood and Circulation 82 (16)
Make tasty fake blood 84 (4)
Make a one-way valve 88 (2)
Find out about your heart 90 (4)
Make a model of your lungs 94 (3)
Test your lungs 97 (1)
Your Excretory System 98 (3)
How your kidneys work 99 (2)
Your Immune System 101(5)
Making snot! 102(2)
Model bacteria and viruses 104(2)
Chapter 4 Your Control Center 106(21)
Your Brain 108(8)
Make a brain hat 110(4)
How fast are your reaction times? 114(2)
Your Nervous System 116(11)
Make a pipe cleaner neuron 117(2)
Billions of connections 119(3)
Memory game 122(2)
A dream diary 124(2)
Confusing your brain 126(1)
Index 127(1)
Credits 128