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Your brilliant body. Your growling guts and dynamic digestive system : find out how your body works!
Your brilliant body. Your growling guts and dynamic digestive system : find out how your body works!
Mason, Paul, 1967-2015
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Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the digestive system. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your tongue print is just as unique as your fingerprint! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of the different digestive organs and the process of digestion. Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Growling Guts and Dynamic Digestive System looks at the organs of the digestive system and how they work together to get the most out of our meals! What does the liver do? What happens to all the food we eat? Why does the small intestine need to be so long? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title. The Your Brilliant Body series includes: 'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideas Amazing fact panels to intrigue the reader Advice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
Imprint:
London : Wayland, 2015
Collation:
32 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Includes glossaryIncludes index and bibliographical references.
Contents:
Human body basics -- Your growling guts -- The miraculous mouth -- Time to chew -- Journey down the oesophagus -- The body's food mixer -- The (long) small intestine -- Your lovely liver -- The large intestine -- Digestive wind -- Digestive waste : stools -- Vomit and other problems -- Maintenance and servicing -- Gutsome words! -- Digest this information -- Index.
ISBN:
9780750292436
Dewey class:
612.3
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryJunior Science and TechnologyJ 612.3 MASAvailable
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