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How the Body Works Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Visit the How the Body Works section to find all the answers to these questions.

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  1. You'll find that you have more than one "septum" in your body. Can you figure out where two of them are?
  2. How many bones does an adult have?
  3. Can you remember which part of your brain helps you remember things?
  4. Which part of your digestive system is like a mixer?
  5. What digestive juice from your liver helps to absorb fats in the bloodstream?
  6. Name the three types of muscle in the body.
  7. Assuming you're not bald, how many hairs do you have on your head?
  8. Where can you find your pulse?
  9. How fast is a sneeze?
  10. What happens to your skin to make it wrinkled and soggy in water?
  11. Which piece of computer equipment is about the size of a kidney?
  12. These four pointy teeth help tear food. What are they called?
  13. Your tongue is covered with a layer of bumps that contain taste buds. What are they called?
  14. Which endocrine gland is in your neck and shaped like a bowtie or butterfly?
  15. Your spleen works like a filter to remove germs from your system. Name another part of the immune system that also works like a filter.
  16. Pee follows the urinary tract, which includes six parts. What are they? Hint: Two of the parts come in pairs.
  17. What does the eustachian tube do?
  18. What's the white part of the eyeball called?
  19. What are nails made of?
  20. What are the tiniest tubes in the lungs called?

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