Unit 2 Keeping
Your Body Healthy
Increase your awareness of your own health and your commitment
to it by completing a Health
Inventory and Personal
Chapter 5, Lesson 1
Does chocolate really cause breakouts? Does sunlight really
help clear acne? This site dispels common myths and misconceptions
about acne and offers advice on treating this common skin
problem. Read the facts and myths about acne and list the
four basic causes of acne and four ways to treat it.
You probably already know the basics of tooth care: brushing
and flossing. But do you know what really causes cavities
and why it’s so important to keep your teeth healthy? Make
a list of ways you can prevent cavities from ever forming.
For fun, also try one of the experiments listed under “Experiments
Chapter 5, Lesson 2
What Do You See?
Have your eyes ever played a trick on you? Those “tricks”
are actually optical illusions. Visit this Web site to view
a large selection of optical illusions. What do you see as
you look at each picture? Are you able to view the image in
more than one way? Print these pictures and show them to family
and friends to find out what they see. Explore the rest of
this site to learn more fun facts about the sense of sight.