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How your body works

Our friends Chloe and Nurb show you how your body works in these fun videos.

Eyes
Your eyes see, but how does vision happen? Find out how the eyes and brain work together in this eye video.

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Ears
Sounds are everywhere, and you have two cool parts on your body that let you hear them all: your ears! So how do you hear? Watch this video to step inside an ear.

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Nose
A batch of cookies fresh of the oven. A gym bag full of dirty clothes. How do you smell these smells and thousands more? Your nose, of course. It sniffs and smells, but how does it work? Find out in this video.

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Lungs
You breathe in. You breathe out. But what's happening inside? Watch this movie and find out!

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Heart
If you've ever wondered how your heart works, this movie has the answer.

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Teeth
You need teeth to talk and eat properly. From baby teeth to permanent teeth, find out all about them in this movie.

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Tongue
Salty, sour, sweet – you couldn't taste any of that without a tongue. Find out how your tongue works in this movie.

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Nails
Your nails aren't just there to look pretty. Watch this nails video to find out how nails grow and why you shouldn't bite them!

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Urinary System
You drink, you pee. But urine is more than just that drink you had a few hours ago. If you've ever wondered where pee comes from, this movie has the answers!

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Stomach/Digestive System
Even before you eat, when you smell a tasty food, see it, or think about it, digestion begins. Find out how the digestive system works, from start to finish, in this video!

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Brain
If you've ever wondered how your brain and nervous system work, this movie has the answers!

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Muscles
If you've ever wondered how your muscles work, this movie has the answer!

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Bones
If you want to know more about your beautiful bones, this movie is a great place to start!

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Immune System
If you've ever wondered how your immune system works, this movie is for you!

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Endocrine Glands
If you ever wondered what your endocrine system (the system that produces hormones) does, this movie has the answers!

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Skin
You couldn't live without the skin you're in. Find out what's going on under the surface in the skin video.

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Hair
Hair grows almost everywhere on your body. In this hair video, you'll go under the skin to find out where hair begins.

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Dealing with feelings

Confused, sad, mad, glad? Check out this section to learn about these emotions and many more – and how to deal with them.

Thoughts and Feelings
Click here to browse our articles about school, family, friends, emotions, behaviors, and your thoughts.

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Kids dictionary of medical words

Symptoms, inhaler, tonsillectomy – what do all those medical words mean?

Kids Dictionary
Check out our A-Z dictionary for lots of easy-to-read information on medical words.

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Illnesses and injuries

From the flu to nosebleeds to broken bones, we've got you covered from head to toe with.

Illness and Injury Information
Click here for tons of info about common illnesses and injuries. Whether it's a bug bite or you're feeling sick, we have the information for you.

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Icky questions and answers

Boogers, burps, and more gross stuff ... find it here. BLEH!

Yucky information
What's earwax? What's puke? What's a fart? What happends to swallowed gum? All the questions you really want to ask are in this section.

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