Lesson 14 – We Need Water!

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Read About Water


Read the vocabulary terms to understand the reading better.

Digestion is when your body breaks down food and liquids and turns them into fuel.

Living things are things that can grow, use nutrients, and produce young.

Temperature is the measure of the amount of heat in something.

Water is a clear liquid that has no taste or smell.

Waste is parts of what you eat that can’t be used by the body.

We Need Water!

All living things need water to live. People need to drink water every day to keep healthy. Water helps your body digest food. It keeps your body temperature steady. Water carries waste from your body. Most animals use water the same way we do.

Plants need water, too. The picture shows how plants get water.

To learn more about water, watch the video by Periwinkle on Youtube.

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