School webteam: October 2014
In Science, Ruby class have investigated teeth. Humans and animals have many different types of teeth. They found out that their teeth will change with age. So, the teeth you have when you are a baby aren't the same as the one's you will have as an adult.
They have learned that humans have three main types of teeth:
Canines — used for tearing and ripping food.
Incisors — help you bite off and chew pieces of food.
Molars — help you crush and grind food.
They looked closely and counted their teeth.
They learned how to keep teeth healthy.
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