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Digestive System


07/12/2021 | Homework Help, Health & Wellness

Digestive System

The Digestive System breaks down food into smaller pieces so it can be absorbed into the blood stream and carried to the body's cells which use it to make energy. Organs of the Digestive System include the esophagus, stomach, pancreas & small intestine.

Listed below are books and activities to help you learn more about the amazing digestive system.


Websites, Activities & Printables:


Books:

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Human Body Facts and Functions Revealed in Diagrams, Infographics, and Photographs

Books for kids that explore the digestive, circulatory, nervous, excretory, muscular, and respiratory systems. Learn the names of each body part and all the details about how they function together to keep us breathing, dancing, jumping and running. #indyplkids IndyPL_CarrieW

The Human Body

Finan, Catherine C.

The human body is amazing. It makes enough energy to light a light bulb and contains acid that can burn through a piece of wood! Learn all kinds of interesting and extreme facts about your own body.

Why Don't Eyeballs Fall Out?

And Other Questions About the Human Body

Claybourne, Anna

This one answers all these questions you have wondered about but weren't sure who to ask!

It Takes Guts

How your Body Turns Food Into Fuel (and Poop)

Gardy, Jennifer

Everybody eats, and everybody poops, but did you know how important these jobs are for your mood and immune system?