The Teacher's Manual of Object Lessons in Domestic Economy; Adapted to Meet the Requirements of the Education Department in the Class Subject of Domestic Economy as Laid Down in the Code for 1897 Volume 2

The Teacher's Manual of Object Lessons in Domestic Economy; Adapted to Meet the Requirements of the Education Department in the Class Subject of Domestic Economy as Laid Down in the Code for 1897 Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... the body--muscle, brain, bone--is not only worn away and destroyed by the work done, but as it is destroyed, it is built up again in its original form. If I prick myself in any part of my body what happens? Blood will flow out. What do we learn from this 1 There must be blood in every part of the body. Tell that it is so. Blood flows through every part of the body, and it is the blood that builds up what has been worn away. The blood has in it all the materials necessary for this building' work, and it always leaves these materials just where they are wanted. How do we feel when we have rested after our work 1 We feel refreshed; that tired feeling passes away. Why is this? I will tell you. The blood has been at work carrying new materials for building up again what was worn away with the work, and the body no longer feels the loss. Now think for a moment, and you will easily be able to describe another feeling which comes over us when we have been working. What is it? We feel hungry and thirsty. What do we do then 1 We eat and drink. Explain that just as the tired feeling tells us that some part of our body has been wearing out and must be built up again, so the feeling of hunger and thirst tells us that the blood itself has been giving up materials for this repairing work, and requires to be renewed. We eat and drink, and the feeling of hunger and thirst passes away, as well as the tired, weary sensation. Think of this, and perhaps you will be able to tell me where the blood gets its repairing materials from. It must get them from our food and drink. Lead the children from this to point out the double purpose of food. It provides a sort of fuel, which burns in the body and produces heat and force to make the body work; and it also provides...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566718
  • 9781236566713