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What body parts are used for digestion?
teeth, esophagus, stomach, and intestines
What is cilia?
Samll hairlike structures that move particles and mucus out of the respiratory system.
What does the Food Guide Pyramid help us eat?
balanced diet
What does the liver convert wastes to?
How is oxygen carried in the blood?
What does your body use to fight disease caused by germs?
lymph nodes
What does the large intestine do?
Where undigested food and excessd water goes.
What is a taiga?
a cool, forest biome of conifers in the upper Northern Hemisphere.
What is a desert?
A sandy or rocky biome with little precipitation and little plant life.
Name all of the Great Lakes.
Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario
What is a deciduous forest?
A forest biome with many kinds of trees that lose their leaves each autumn.
What is a grassland?
A biome where grasses, not rree, are the main plant life. Prairies are one kind of grassland region.
What is a tundra?
A cold, treeless biome of the far north, marked by spongy topsoil.
What are the tree major rivers in the United States?
Mississippi, Missouri, and Ohio rivers
What is a tropical rain forest?
A hot, humid biome near the equator, with much rainfall and a wide variety of life.
What are the tree major bodies of water that border the continental United States?
Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico

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