You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Poop!

You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Poop!

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Overview

Going to the bathroom is a natural part of our lives. And though poop is considered waste matter, it's much more than just parts of food that our bodies don't use. Poop has many marvelous uses such as powering our cars, heating our homes, and growing our crops. Read on to learn more about this misunderstood substance. About 75% of poop is water. The rest is made up of living and dead bacteria, undigested bits of food, and other bodily substances like mucus. It's important to dispose of dog waste correctly because it may contain Toxocara cams (roundworm), which can cause blindness in humans. At $54,000 per pound, panda poop tea is the world's most expensive tea. Fertilize your garden by spreading manure and compost on your plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531224397
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Series: You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,196,515
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

What Is Poop? 6

What Are the Dangers of Poop? 8

What About Animal Poop? 10

How do Animals Make Use of Poop? 12

Can we use Poop as Fertilizers? 14

Can Poop Give us Power? 16

Can Poop Make us Healthy? 18

What others Ways do we use Poop? 20

What Can we Make from Poop? 22

What Can we Learn from Ancient Poop? 24

Does Poop Affect the Environment? 26

What Happens to Poop? 28

Glossary 30

Index 32

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