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Experimentation instructions for Experimento | 4+:
What is inside our mouth? What is saliva for?

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2016-11-30
The teeth are used to cut, chop and chew the food. The saliva moistens the oral cavity, which is what makes swallowing, speaking, and tasting possible.

Information and Ideas:
• The teacher/educator should prepare bread or equivalent and divide it into small pieces. Make sure that none of the children has any intolerance to the foods in question.
• Please observe the general safety and hygiene measures and safety instructions in the respective teaching methods as well as the applicable safety guidelines for your school.
• All materials mentioned in the instructions will have to be purchased directly from commercial sources.
Experiment
Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4
Elementary school; Preschool
Anatomy (human); Digestion; Health; Tongue (biology); Tooth
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