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Structure and Function of Human Body Parts

Aug 19, 2022
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Key Concepts

  • The human body 
  • Parts of human body 
  • Functions of different body parts 

Introduction: 

The human body is pretty amazing. The human body structure is has many parts and every parts have their own functions.  

We do all activities using our bodies.  

Parts of the human Body 

Let’s know the different names of our body parts.  

Explanation:

Parts of the body:  

The human body parts have organ system that are called as sensory organs. Each one has a different name and function. See the labelled diagram to understand more about the basic parts of the human body. 

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Humans body parts
Different body parts
Different body parts

Sensory Organs:  

We have five sensory organs that help us to do different things. 

These are eyes, ears, nose, tongue, and skin.  

Sensory organs

Functions of Body Parts: 

Eyes 

Eyes help us see and read. From the time we wake up until we close our eyes to go to sleep, our eyes are at work. 

Eyes

 These are a few examples of our daily activities where our eyes help us see and read. See the images below.  

 Kid watching TV
Kid watching TV
Reading book
     Reading book

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Nose 

It is an important body part for breathing and smelling. The nose is located in the middle of the face above the mouth in humans. 

Nose 

A few examples of our daily activities where the nose help us in smell are shown below. 

Sense of smell 

Tongue 

The tongue is responsible for the sense of taste. The tongue helps us to taste, chew, swallow, and talk.  

Tongue
 

Ears 

Ears help us to hear different sounds. 

Ear

 Ear allows us to hear music, conversations, and the everyday sounds of the world around us.  

Hearing

 Skin 

The skin is all over the body. The skin is larger than any other part of our body. 

It protects the body and keeps it from drying out. 

The skin helps us to feel and touch.

 

 Skin

Legs 

Humans have two legs.  

Legs

 Our legs help us to walk, play, run, and skip. 

 Kids playing 

Hands 

Our hands help us hold things, eat, write, and clap.  

Hands

  In humans, both hands have ten fingers.  

 fingers

 Neck 

We use our necks to move our heads. 

It allows the head to move from side to side, so we can turn our face to look at something. 

Neck 

Summary

  • Our body has many parts, and each one has different name and function.
  • We have five sensory organs that help us to do different things.
  • Eyes help us see and read.
  • We smell with our nose.
  • The tongue help us to taste.
  • Ears help us to hear different sounds.
  • Skin help us to feel and touch.
  • Our leg help us to work, play run and skip.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s): 

  1. How many parts are there in the body?  
    The body parts include hand, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, tongue, legs, fingers, neck, skin. 
  1. What are the five sensory organs?  
    The five sensory organs are ears, eyes, tongue, ears, skin. 
  1. How many fingers are there in hands?  
    There are five fingers in our hands. 
  1. What is the work of neck? 
    The neck helps us rotate our head from side to side.   
  1. How many legs and hands do we have? 
    We have 2 hands and 2 legs. 

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