Food. Food. Food. “What is it and why do humans need it?” wonders space explorer Zork. As he searches for answers, Zork helps young viewers identify the six kinds of nutrients needed for health and understand why the body needs each kind of nutrient. Children also learn the relationship between good health and water, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. The Food Guide Pyramid is also reviewed so that youngsters can better decide what foods to eat and how much to eat from each food group. (2nd Ed.) Part of the fully animated series, “Our Wonderful Body”, featuring Zork, a space creature with a very inquisitive mind and a talent for getting into humorous situations. Fascinated by human beings, Zork wants to know how people breathe, move and grow. He wants to understand how their hearts work and how they digest their food. Often, his inquisitive nature leads him to wrong conclusions and comical misunderstandings, all of which captivate young audiences and make learning about the human body fun. Produced by Christianson Productions, Inc. A Coronet release.
11 minutes • Color