Ka-choo! Brrr. Yawnnnn.
Have you ever wondered what makes you sneeze when you're in a dusty room? Or shiver when you get out of the bathtub? Or yawn when you're tired? All of these actions are reflexes. Your body makes them happen even though you don't tell it to.
Budding young scientists will be amazed as Melvin Berger and Paul Meisel reveal the mysteries behind the reflexes that happen in our bodies every day and offer fun-filled experiments to try on family and friends. Let's Read and Find Out Science, Stage 2.
|Series:||Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series: Level 2|
|Edition description:||Newly Illustrated ed.|
|Product dimensions:||9.81(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.09(d)|
|Lexile:||480L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||5 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Melvin Berger is the author of many classic LRFOs, including Germs Make Me Sick!, Oil Spills! and Why I Cough, Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn, as well as other nonfiction on the Harper backlist. He lives in East Hampton, NY.
Paul Meisel has illustrated many books for children, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?, Energy Makes Things Happen, and What Happens to Our Trash? in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Kids will love trying out these experiments learning about their own reflexes and nervous system.
This is a great book to teach younger children about their nervous system. The book informs the reader about involuntary reflexes and why it happens.
A book that helps you explain and explore all the reflexes of your body. It is a good book to use in science when starting to cover the body.
This is a book about three reflexes- sneezing, hiccupping, and shivering. It explains that reflexes are controlled by nerves (that was a new fact for me), that they are involuntary, they help protect us, and how they happen. The book also discusses other reflexes, such as coughing