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D4K: Body Waste

Special | 28m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Your body has a great way to get rid of the things it doesn't need: poop, urine, vomit, farts, tears, snot, sweat, even the carbon dioxide you exhale. Why does your body get rid of all this stuff? What can you tell about your health based on your body waste? Pediatricians Dr. Heather Owens and Dr. Naya Antink answer students’ questions about body wastes.

Aired: 02/16/10

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.

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