Ask Jimmy and the Bug
art by Dean Stanton, text by Ellen Braaf
Hey Bug! The 4th grader at Keller School wants to know: “If you eat too much will you explode?
- How is a person's digestive process different from a starfish's digestive process?
- The small intestine is a long tube coiled up inside the human body. After food leaves the stomach, it spends a long time traveling through the small intestine. Why do you think the small intestine is so long?
- What do you think happens to the nutrients that a person's body collects from the food the person ate?