Core Health I

Detailed Table of Contents

LESSON 1: THE MOUTH

  • The Adventure Begins
    • Introducing the Characters and Starting the Tour
  • The Mouth of Mayhem
    • Teeth: Enamel and Dentin
    • Teeth: Tooth Decay, Plaque, Bad Breath, Brushing
  • The Tongue of Terror
    • Tongue: Eating, Saliva
    • Uvula, Swallowing

LESSON 2: THE THROAT

  • The Throat of Thunder
    • Pharynx, Throat Muscles Contracting
  • The Epiglottis of Evil
    • Epiglottis: Pathways to Stomach or to Lungs
    • Epiglottis: Preventing Food From Entering Lungs
  • The Voicebox of Virtue
    • Voicebox: Larynx, Vocal Cords
  • The Larynx of Lenny
    • Voicebox Size and Sound, Adam’s Apple
    • Losing Your Voice

LESSON 3: AIRWAYS

  • The Airways of Anguish
    • Coughs
    • Airways
  • The Air-Raising Airways
    • Breathing
  • The Bated Breath
    • The Broncho Ciliary Elevator: Cilia, Mucous, Phlegm

LESSON 4: BODY DEFENCES

  • The Foreign Bodies
    • Lung Function: Lung Defenses, Bugs and Viruses
    • Immune System
  • The Invaders From Beyond
    • Immune System Defenses
  • The Imps of Immunity
    • Bugs and Infection

LESSON 5: THE LUNGS

  • Lenny’s Lower Lungs
    • Air Passages and Alveoli
  • The Alluring Alveoli
    • Alveoli and Pus

LESSON 6: LUNG DEFENCES

  • The Putrid Pus
    • Pus, Bacteria, Pneumonia
  • The Belligerent Bacteria
    • Immune System Defense of Bacteria, Lymphocytes, Penicillin
  • The Lurking Lymphocytes
    • Lymphocytes Attack Bacteria, Anti-bodies

LESSON 7: HOW WE EAT

  • Taste & Smell
    • Introduction
      • Smell
      • Taste
      • Yukky Bits - Bad Smells
  • Taste and Smell Quiz
  • Teeth
    • Introduction
      • Central Incisor
      • Lateral Incisor
      • Wisdom Teeth
      • Premolars
      • Canine Teeth
      • Molars
      • Tonsils
      • Uvula
      • Soft Palate
      • Hard Palate
      • Cavities
      • Brushing & Flossing
        • Brushing Tips
        • Flossing Tips
      • What are Baby Teeth?
      • Yukky Bits - Bites, Yellow Teeth, Bad Breath, False Teeth
  • Teeth Activity
  • Digestive System
    • Introduction
      • Mouth
      • Gullet
      • Stomach
      • Duodenum & Small Intestine
      • Large Intestine
      • Rectum
      • Anus
      • Yukky Bits - Spitting, Bile, Feces

LESSON 8: BREATHING AND KEEPING HEALTHY

  • Respiratory System
    • Introduction
      • Nose
      • Pharynx
      • Epiglottis
      • Larynx
      • Vocal Cords
      • Trachea
      • Bronchial Tree
      • Lungs
      • Alveoli
      • How do We Breathe?
      • How Does Oxygen Get Into Your Blood?
      • Yukky Bits - Green Phlegm
  • Respiratory System Quiz
  • Immune System
    • Introduction
      • Skin
      • Respiratory System
      • Digestive System
      • Spleen
      • Lymphatic System
      • Immune System
      • Find out About Immunity
      • Immune Deficiency
  • Immune System Quiz