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  • Item #: 025557
    ISBN: 9781465402134
    Retail: $40.00
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    Having a background in the medical field, I found myself perusing this book with an eye focused on details - How accurate is the information? How easily would it be understood by the average reader especially in the sections detailing common disorders? How straightforward is it to navigate as a learning resource? All I can say is WOW! This book does indeed exceed all expectations. The Human Body beautifully illustrates the internal human body through the use of 3D computer images, computed tomography (CT scan) images, microscopic image photography, PET scan images and color illustrations.

    It is organized into thirteen chapters which include the integrated body; skeletal system; muscular system; nervous system; endocrine system; cardiovascular system; respiratory system; skin, hair and nails; lymph and immunity; digestive system; urinary system; reproduction and birth; and growth and development. Each chapter is further structured into the anatomy, the physiology, and a discussion of common disorders for each body system. These are well organized and use the correct terminology explained accurately and clearly. The back of the book also contains a ten-page glossary of terms to further explain the terms or for quick reference. The authors have given a great depth of information in an easy to understand manner, and because of this I feel this book would be a valuable asset to anyone with an interest in learning more about our human body, how it functions and the disorders that affect mankind.

    If the contents of this book are not enough to whet your interest, it also contains an interactive DVD-ROM (computer) to enhance learning. What makes this DVD-ROM interactive? First, each of the body systems is illustrated, and a simple scroll over with your computer mouse will give the name of the structure or organ examined. Also included are video clips of the body in action; for example, the heart beating is shown complete with the pumping action and the electrical impulses as it prepares to deliver blood flow. The only negative I noticed with the DVD-ROM is that it is all graphics and no voice to explain what you are viewing. However the text does explain the material and the appropriate pages will direct you to the DVD-ROM for enhanced learning. The DVD-ROM is compatible with Windows XP (service pack 2)/Vista/7; Mac OS X v.10.4. H/c, oversized (10.5x12), 288 richly illustrated pages. Please note: Dorling Kindersly is not a Christian publisher, and there are (naturally) images of male and female body systems, a video clip on conception, and a discussion of sexually transmitted infections. Overall, this is done tastefully with a focus on the structure and function of the human body. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 003992
    ISBN: 9780545667760
    Retail: $15.99
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  • Item #: 002613
    ISBN: 9780486241388
    Retail: $4.99
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    Coloring books help you to concentrate on a subject. This Dover book contains scientifically accurate renderings of the body organs and major systems for you to color while you study. It has a surprising amount of detail for an inexpensive book. Divided into 11 different sections, it covers all major body systems. Diagrams of systems are divided into numbered sections like color-by-number pictures. A chart lists the name of each body part and what color to use. A good, low-cost starter on anatomy.

  • Item #: 009713
    ISBN: 9780756697938
    Retail: $24.99
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       What do you think of when you hear the words, “Super Nature?” Do you cautiously peer out the window in search of Godzilla or other larger than life creatures? Or maybe you are like me and find all of nature, super. This amazing resource from Smithsonian looks at the 100 most incredible creatures on the planet. Each 2-page spread identifies the unique trait that sets them apart from the rest, an ‘at a glance’ summary of facts, stats and facts, concise background info, vibrant photographs and colorful graphs.  For example, the longest living animal is the Aldabra Tortoise. Descriptive narrative gives students a base understanding of the tortoise with an emphasis on the Aldabra Tortoise. “At A Glance” showcases the size, habitat, location and diet. (Males can grow up to 4 feet long! Fun science project. Ask your child to lie down so you can measure him. Put a mark at 4 ft. and have him stand up. Is the Aldabra Tortoise taller or shorter?) Stats and Facts provide a simple line graph of average age and weight, including record weight (792 lbs!). and estimated life span (255 years). With this specific page, the tortoise shell is “cut away” to identify internal organs. The photograph also notes physical characteristics of the tortoise body.       

      Chapters include Amazing Anatomy, Animal Athletes, Life Stories and Supernatural Senses. Within each chapter examples are given in 3 categories: mammals, birds, invertebrates, with additional content on fish and invertebrates in the first 3 chapters. Introductory content contains a cursory overview of evolution and overview on animal bodies and shapes/sizes and habitats and animal lifestyles.

    This book presents fascinating information in an engaging and visually appealing manner which will appeal to reluctant readers, or those who think Science is ‘boring.’ I strongly suspect this would have been the most sought after book on our homeschool bookshelf—especially during those long winter months when we needed boredom busters! Glossary and Index. 256 pgs. HC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 022323
    ISBN: 9780486448138
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  • Item #: 001423
    ISBN: 9780756682699
    Retail: $24.99
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    This is a reference book with a twist--from page to page, topics are connected. First you see a satellite image of the earth; on that earth there is small boxed area. On the next page you see that the boxed area was the ocean and the two-page spread has information about elements of the ocean. Or you may see a two-page spread of hot air balloons with the flags of different countries on them. Turn the page to see information about the UN, and the hot air balloons are seen floating outside the window. Turn the page again to see the close-up of a background picture concerning religions in other countries. It's like looking for hidden things in the pictures as a clue for what will follow. I continue to go back to the pages to find the links between them. This 250-page hardcover book covers topics from science and history/geography – nature, human body, earth, people and places, art and culture, history, science and technology, and space. A glossary in the back of the book will help with new or unfamiliar words. Each two-page spread is a large photo surrounded by small photos, illustrations, and bits of information. This book offers more than just reference material as you zoom in and out of the scenes – your children will be encouraged to read and learn with this interactive format. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 019503
    Retail: $39.95
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    Children are naturally curious about their body and how it works. Feed their curiosity through the 26 experiments in this fabulous kit! Explore the five senses; examine fingerprints; build a stethoscope and listen to a heartbeat; test lung capacity; follow food through the digestive tract; study optical illusions and learn how the eyes work and so much more! Most supplies included, but you will need to add a few household items.

  • Item #: 020303
    ISBN: 9781465409065
    Retail: $10.99
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  • Item #: 017173
    ISBN: 9781465445889
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  • Item #: 063614
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    In response to parent requests to create a course like Every Herb Bearing Seed for middle schooler students, this text weaves together anatomy and physiology with healthy natural living. Topically you will study healthy bones, nerves and brain, muscles and tendons, vitamins and minerals along with chiropractic care, harmful effects of alcohol and cigarette smoking, gluten and autoimmune disorder, plus much more. Written at a level middle school children can understand and relate to.

  • Item #: 010879
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  • Item #: 015806
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    Through the story of Sam, who becomes an assistant to a naturopathic doctor, high school students will learn a year of anatomy and health, with an emphasis on natural medicine. Topics include: anatomy, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, probiotics, vitamins, herbs, essential oils and much more.
  • Item #: 053196
    ISBN: 9781616253899
    Retail: $15.99
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  • Item #: 011112
    Retail: $70.00
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    Slides of a human blood smear, striated muscle, heart muscle, cerebrum, cerebellum, tonsil w/ lymph nodes, lung, skin, skin w/t.s. hairs, stomach, red bone marrow, testis, salivary gland, spermatozoa, bone tissue, liver tissue, mouth/epithelial cells, and intestinal bacteria

  • Item #: 045612
    Retail: $7.50
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  • Item #: 053198
    ISBN: 9781616253622
    Retail: $29.99
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  • Item #: 053199
    ISBN: 9781616253639
    Retail: $99.99
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  • Item #: 053149
    Retail: $39.95
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  • Item #: 014709
    ISBN: 9781558630871
    Retail: $18.95
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  • Item #: 050170
    Retail: $82.00
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  • Item #: 053531
    Retail: $30.00
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  • Item #: 010881
    Retail: $18.95
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  • Item #: 010501
    ISBN: 9780890512968
    Retail: $16.99
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    The human body is one of the most intricate, complex designs in nature, and it makes for fascinating study. This book presents basic anatomy and physiology in an accurate, easy-to-understand way. It presents all 11 of the body's major systems, with emphasis on various organs, shows diagrams and illustrations from historical texts, invites students to take a closer look at the design with "focus" sections, and closes each chapter with thought-provoking questions. Not only does the book give a detailed presentation about the human body; it also presents the material from a creationist standpoint. Each chapter is based on an intelligent design by God, and takes students through all of the evidence for this belief, inspiring them to think it through and weigh the possibility of macroevolution. We really ARE fearfully and wonderfully made. ~ Melissa

  • Item #: 009558
    ISBN: 9781465424457
    Retail: $24.99
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    Your body: have you ever considered the amazing, astounding machine that is your human body? Stunningly illustrated, this new resource from DK Publishers provides children with a Why you are awesome perspective, including a look at the unique abilities of the body at higher elevations, in marathon running and while experiencing adrenaline rushes. Also includes human reproduction and developmental phases, DNA and genetics, and cells, as well as the 11 systems of the human body and their super powers and abilities. Interesting tidbits include such intriguing facts as marathon running uses as much energy as contained in 12 slices of pizza, or there are 5 million sensory nerve endings in the skin. Many other fascinating pieces of information about our human body are also included as well as an intriguing futuristic look at technology and the human body, possibilities of life in space and genetic engineering. Colorful diagrams, vibrant photography and images, and concise, easy-to-understand text will quickly make this a favorite go-to resource for children of all ages. Secular book with evolutionary references. Includes glossary and index. Would make an excellent library resource or coffee table book. HC. 207 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 022455
    ISBN: 9781465414243
    Retail: $12.99
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      Unleash your genius! While having “natural smarts” is part of the genius equation, we are all capable of developing our minds to their full potential. In the pages of this unique resource, you will learn brain basics, differences between left and right brains, influence of our senses, how memory works, personality types and more. Intermingled are brain games to strengthen memory, verbal skills, creativity, problem solving skills and more. Optical illusions, brain teasers, pet intelligence and training activities and more round out the varied mental activities in this indispensable resource. Excellent way to show children that true genius is only part aptitude, and a large measure of determination, hard work, originality, and support. Colorful illustrations and engaging text. Includes index, glossary and answer in back. 192 pgs, pb. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 047893
    ISBN: 9781465439055
    Retail: $9.99
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    Who we are is so much more than biology! Yes, biology plays an important role in how many times our heart beats or how long it takes a meal to pass through, but who we are includes our genes, personality and so much more. This fascinating book breaks complicated scientific concepts into understandable and engaging language. You will learn basic biology, role of genes, how are brain works, left or right brain, types of intelligences, personality traits including introverts and extroverts, fears and phobias, hormonal influence during puberty and much more. Includes fun quizzes and challenges to test memory, spatial and verbal skills, personality traits, and more. A wonderful introduction into understanding that each one of us are unique, with strengths and weaknesses, and our differences bring beauty and balance to our world. Brightly illustrated. 96 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 011749
    ISBN: 9780876591581
    Retail: $19.95
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    Youngsters are naturally curious about how their bodies function - wanting to test things out, find their limitations, and figure out how things work. Help develop your child's natural curiosity into scientific discoveries and understanding with this book of over 130 activities exploring hands and feet, arms and legs, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, internal organs, and putting it all together. Each of the above sections starts out with an Information Please section that explains to the teacher the necessary knowledge for that part of the body. Activities are grouped according to categories, and the concepts learned, supplies you will need, age requirements for participants, and detailed instructions are all clearly provided. Extension activities are included if you would like to take the activities one step further or delve deeper. A great introduction to science and the human body for young children. 214 pgs.

  • Item #: 029316
    ISBN: 9780822595571
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.47

    This fascinating book about silkworms features detailed information on their life cycle, anatomy, food, the silk-making process and the industry today at a level that's both interesting and understandable to young readers. The 48-page book contains interesting and fact-packed text along with lots of close-up, color pictures of silkworms, silkworm moths, and other insects. Would make a great topic book to go along with insect studies, or even unit studies that touch on Asian history and silk-making. - Jess

  • Item #: 011114
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    Contains cow eye, cow heart, and fetal pig specimens.

  • Item #: 011113
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    Includes everything you need to find your blood type: an Eldon card, alcohol prep pad, blood lancet, plastic syringe, special comb, and an instruction and quiz pamphlet.