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How do our bodies get nutrients from food? | BBC Teach

Ella eats a healthy balanced breakfast whilst Jamie just eats a chocolate biscuit. Presenter Zoe explains how a mix of foods with slow-release energy gives us the nutrients we need and fills us up. She then performs a demonstration of the journey our food takes from our mouth through our body, using a collection of buckets, a potato masher, a sponge and some rather nauseated pupils.


How do our muscles and bones work? | BBC Teach

Using a skeleton, elastic bands and rubber gloves, presenter Zoe demonstrates to a group of children how our muscles and bones allow our body to move. We hear about how some animals have exoskeletons, and graphics on a tablet demonstrate the bone structures holding the children up.

How Strong Are Your Bones? | Operation Ouch

The doctors say bones are strong enough to hold an entire van. Let's see them put it to the test. Subscribe for more: Operation Ouch is a science show for kids that is full of experiments and biological learnings.

Science for kids | BREAKING BONES | Experiments for kids | Operation Ouch

Operation Ouch is a British science show for kids that is full of experiments and biological learnings. In this educational TV show, twin brothers Dr. Chris and Dr. Xand do science experiments for kids, to explain us how the human body with all its different parts and systems works, and how medicine and medical procedures can help.