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Neighbor!
   




I'm Shelby! 
   




Watch the JUMP!
At about 1:45, the grasshopper jumps away! What do you notice about the way the cricket jumps?

What should we do today??

Grasshoppers knees work like a catapult to help them jump so high!

Maybe we can try building a catapult today!
http://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/popsicle-stick-catapult-kids-stem-activity/
    


    

Let's talk about BLOOD!

  1. What happens when we are wounded? Layers of our skin react!
    What happens when we are wounded? Layers of our skin react!
  2. This layer of skin is always being shed and renewed. This layer is easily healed.
    This layer of skin is always being shed and renewed. This layer is easily healed.
  3. What if it goes deeper? The layer underneath has blood vessels!
    What if it goes deeper? The layer underneath has blood vessels!
  4. First, your body recognizes the hole in the outer layer, which could be a threat!
    First, your body recognizes the hole in the outer layer, which could be a threat!
  5. Sometimes, blood can escape through this hole.
    Sometimes, blood can escape through this hole.
  6. Your body repairs itself by creating a "blood clot" to tighten and close the wound.
    Your body repairs itself by creating a "blood clot" to tighten and close the wound.
  7. The threat of losing blood is no more!!
    The threat of losing blood is no more!!
  8. Proteins in the body keep working prevent blood from getting out or germs from getting in!
    Proteins in the body keep working prevent blood from getting out or germs from getting in!

   
CONSIDER:

Bees protecting a beehive

Blood and protein protecting the body
    
What are the similarities?

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    Go to 1:23 to see the heart working!
    Mammals have a "figure 8 circulation," meaning blood flows to and from the heart through two different pathways.
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    Start this video at 0:16!
    How do wounds heal? What are those body bugs doing?? We are going to learn about how human skin reacts to a cut or wound!
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    Let's start at 1:15!
    What is pain?? We will learn about what pain is and how our brain interprets it!
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