How Your Mouth and Nose Work (Your Body at Work Series)

Overview

Ever wonder how you breathe, think, move, see, hear, smell, and touch, sometimes all at once? The human body is an amazing machine-every part has an important job to do to keep us alive and healthy. Each book in the series takes you on a journey to discover how a different system of the human body functions, and is packed with helpful illustrations, vivid photographs, and fun...

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Overview

Ever wonder how you breathe, think, move, see, hear, smell, and touch, sometimes all at once? The human body is an amazing machine-every part has an important job to do to keep us alive and healthy. Each book in the series takes you on a journey to discover how a different system of the human body functions, and is packed with helpful illustrations, vivid photographs, and fun activities.

Each book in this series includes:

Reader-friendly text style for easy comprehension

Easy-to-follow experiments that explain how each body system works

Fun step-by-step activities that encourage interest

Colorful photographs

Clear diagrams and illustrations

The mouth and nose allow us to taste our food and smell scents. Discover how the tongue tastes sweet, sour bitter, and salty flavors. Find out how the nose detects different smells, how taste and smell work together, and how animals smell. Learn who to do when things go wrong, and how to keep your mouth and nose healthy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433941122
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/15/2010
  • Series: Your Body at Work Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Taste and Smell 4

Inside the Mouth 6

How Do Taste Buds Work? 8

Sweet, Sour, Bitter, and Salty 10

Detecting Different Tastes 12

Inside the Nose 14

How We Smell 16

A Blocked Nose 18

Taste and Smell Work Together 20

Taste Activity 22

Artifical Tastes and Smells 24

Animal's Senses of Smells 26

When Things Go Wrong 28

Glossary 30

Further Reading 31

Index 32

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