Health science experiments

Book - 2011

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Experiments for future scientists
New York : Chelsea House c2011.
Physical Description
xviii, 140 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Grades 7-9.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Authors
Aviva Ebner (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Provides ideas for experiments in health science, including experiments demonstrating the negative effects of tobacco, comparing different brands of bottled water, and simulating the spread of infection.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

From choosing healthy foods to taking care of one's teeth, and from exploring the ways infection is spread to studying nerves, the health science field is a broad category of study. Health Science Experiments presents engaging activities about health science issues to encourage students to make lifelong, healthy choices and to introduce them to various disciplines within the health field. Whether these experiments create awareness of health issues, or spawn future nutritionists or doctors, students will enjoy this array of health-related, easy-to-follow experiments.Experiments include:Eating Healthy and Fitness PlanHealthy Food ChoicesEvaluating the Sugar Content of Sports DrinksComparing Vitamin C ContentComparing Iron in Breakfast CerealsTooth CareEvaluating StressorsSimulating the Negative Effects of TobaccoModeling Blood Alcohol ContentComparing Different Brands of Bottled WaterStudying Consumerism in TV CommercialsThe Spread of InfectionFood PreservationCreating a Life MapSelf-EsteemTaking Blood PressureStudying NervesTaking a Pulse at Multiple SitesAnd more.