On It! Worksheet
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You can check out different parts of your own eye by
looking in the mirror, ____________ ask a friend if ____________ can
look at her eye. A few parts of the eye are easy to see, so ____________
friend will probably agree to let you have a look. You might have a
hard ____________ getting her to say OK if you wanted to look at her
liver! The eye sits in a little hollow area (the eye socket) in the
skull, and it's ____________ by the eyelid. The eyelid opens and shuts
several times a minute without you ever thinking about it - ____________
____________ involuntary action that's better known ____________ blinking!
____________ you blink, the eyelid helps to keep the eye clean. The
eyelid also has great reflexes that protect the eye in different situations.
When ____________ step into bright light, the eyelids involuntarily
squeeze together tightly ____________ protect the eyes. And if you try
fluttering your fingers close to your friend's eye (but not too close!),
____________ be sure to ____________ her ____________ quickly. Her eyelids
are shutting in response to movement that's too close to ____________
eye - it's a reflex that ____________ the eye from danger. ____________
speaking of fluttering, don't ____________ ____________ They work with
the eyelid to keep ____________ and other ____________ ____________
of the eye that doesn't belong ____________
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