Science 101: How does the human body turn food into useful energy?

by: William C. Robertson, Ph.D.

As with just about everything else involving the human body, it is absolutely amazing that we can chow down on various things and somehow use this basic action to grow, move, breathe, and all other kinds of things. This article answers the question of how the human body turns food into useful energy.

Level

Elementary School

Details

Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2006Volume 043Issue 06

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

Learn More