Object Lessons on the Human Body a Transcript of Lessons Given in the Primary Department of School No. 49, New York City

Object Lessons on the Human Body a Transcript of Lessons Given in the Primary Department of School No. 49, New York City

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...long it cannot perform its duty. If I press upon the nerve passing to my foot, I stop it from communicating with the brain; the foot loses its feeling, or, as I say, " is asleep." 13. If I drink alcoholic liquors, or snuff, smoke, or chew tobacco, my brain and nerves cannot do their work well; because alcohol and nicotine are very poisonous to the brain and nerves. 14. The brain must be supplied with good blood; The brain must be used; The brain must be rested; I must drink wholesome drink, eat wholesome food, take enough exercise, and breathe pure air, that my brain may be supplied with pure blood; I must study and think, that my brain may grow and be strong for work; I must rest my brain when it is tired, either by changing my employment, or by going to sleep; I must not poison my brain with alcohol or_tobacco. QUESTIONS ON THE FORMULA.. Describe the brain.. Where is the brain placed?. Describe the outer membrane of the brain.. Describe the middle membrane of the brain.. Describe the inner membrane of the brain.. Tell about the nerves.. Tell about the use of the two kinds of nerves.. Tell about the nerves which pass from the brain.. Tell about the spinal cord. 10. Tell about the nerves which pass from the spinal cord. 11. What happens if a nerve be destroyed? 12. What happens if a nerve be pressed upon too long? 13. I/Vhat happens if you drink alcoholic liquors, or snuff, smoke, or chew tobacco? 14. What is necessary if you would have a healthy brain? THE BRAIN AND ITS WORK. The brain is egg-shaped, and of two parts, the large brain (cerebrum), and the little brain (cerebellum). These are com-' posed of a white and gray substance, which in the large brain is so folded and wrinkled that it looks like the meat of an...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236888405
  • 9781236888402