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Why Do Bruises Change Color?: And Other Questions about Blood
     

Why Do Bruises Change Color?: And Other Questions about Blood

by Angela Royston
 

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ISBN-10: 1403402027

ISBN-13: 9781403402028

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Heinemann

How does blood move through the body? What does your heart look like? Why do your hands and feet get cold first? You might think blood is yucky, or always brings pain because of a bruise or cut. Why Do Bruises Change Color? -- And Other Questions About Blood shows how our blood reacts to injuries, nutrition, exercise, and stress to keep our bodies healthy.

Overview

How does blood move through the body? What does your heart look like? Why do your hands and feet get cold first? You might think blood is yucky, or always brings pain because of a bruise or cut. Why Do Bruises Change Color? -- And Other Questions About Blood shows how our blood reacts to injuries, nutrition, exercise, and stress to keep our bodies healthy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403402028
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Body Matters Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Why Do Cuts Bleed?4
Why Do Cuts Form Scabs?8
Why Do Bruises Change Color?10
Why Is Blood Red?12
Why Do My Feet Get Cold First?16
What Does My Heart Do?18
What Keeps My Heart Beating?22
What Makes My Heart Beat Faster?24
What Causes a Heart Attack?26
Glossary30
Further Reading31
Index32

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