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  • Item #: 003449
    ISBN: 9781587794902
    Retail: $19.99
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    I think "adventure" was a good choice of words to include in this whirlwind tour of the human body! This full-color, lively guide takes readers system by system through the human body, incorporating diagrams, detailed anatomy illustrations, facts, physical activities, and pencil-and-paper activities. Nine chapters cover the skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, circulatory system, respiratory system, digestive system, eyes, ears, taste and smell. Each section is several pages long, and moves from the general to the more specific in content, and wraps up with activities. In the skeletal system section, readers can examine a fully labeled skeleton, with common and anatomical names for the bones and bone groups, and read facts about our bones. The next page zeroes in on the spine, shows how the spinal bones are put together, and shows how bones support our body and protect it. The last page on bones discusses bone growth, and shows the different parts of a bone using a detailed bone diagram and a blown-up cross-section of bone. The activities for the bone section include a word puzzle using bone terminology, a match between common and scientific bone names, a word problem that asks students to try to figure out how tall they may get, and a list of places on your body you can touch to feel the different bones and joints that are hidden underneath. Although the pages are pretty busy, the book quality is excellent, and the detailed anatomy drawings are terrific. I also like that the activities and "side-bars" apply anatomy topics to kids, so they can "experience" for themselves, and think about anatomy in terms of their bodies, not just from a drawing in a book! - Jess

  • Item #: 051759
    ISBN: 9781607102175
    Retail: $19.95
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    You've probably looked at or used an anatomy coloring book with your students, but this book takes the quality to a new level. This coloring book has a hardcover, 52 illustrations to color on thick durable pages, and a lot of information. The idea behind the book is that you will remember the material better if you make an association between the information and coloring a picture of the topic. The book is divided into chapters which include terminology, skin, skeletal, muscular, taste, head, brain, nervous, endocrine, lymphatic, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and immune systems. The illustrations are anatomically correct and include scientific labeling. Two pages are devoted to each topic with one page of information which also includes '10 things to remember' for every topic and 1 page of illustrations to color. While these don't have all of the detail you might find in some other anatomy coloring books, they are still detailed enough to be used as a supplement for any high school curriculum. This 128-page book also includes high-quality colored pencils (Faber Castell 8 color set), an eraser, and sharpener. A 52-question, fill-in-the-blank quiz is found at the conclusion of the book along with answer key and a full-color guide to the illustrations to be colored in the book. I know this book is intended for high school, but I think you could probably use it with junior high as well. The information is in an easy-to-read format and the book with materials is easy to transport with the built in pencil case. Use it as a ready reference, study tool, or reinforcement as you color a visual reminder. - Donna

  • Item #: 043194
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  • Item #: 029872
    ISBN: 9781571457899
    Retail: $18.95
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    Take a three-dimensional, inside look at the human body as you journey through this book. Each book is centered around (literally) a 3-D model of the human body in the center of the book,s designed so that when you flip a page, a layer of the model flips with the page, leaving the rest of the model in place. For example, a turn of the first page lifts off the front of the skull and the ribs, allowing you to see the remaining bones and body systems underneath. And so it goes, with every turn of the page. Around the model are different sections focusing on specific topics related to what is isolated from the model on each page. The informational text is supplemented with well-drawn diagrams and illustrations of the concepts. And of course, the other neat thing is that when you're done reading through the book, you are viewing the clear model, fully reconstructed, from the back! It's a very neat concept, kind of similar to the Undercover books for younger kids (see description in the Biology section). - Jess

  • Item #: 005298
    ISBN: 9781934256152
    Retail: $4.99
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    This slim, 8 ½" x 11" paperback volume contains 28 reproducible worksheets for basic human anatomy and physiology review. Most worksheets contain a brief overview of a body system and function, with questions following to gauge comprehension. The questions appear in the form of true/false, fill in the blank, matching, and short essay. The pages are perforated for easy removal, and a complete answer key is included for your convenience. – Rachel P.

  • Item #: 052446
    Retail: $24.99
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    These squishy, somewhat sticky organs feel incredibly lifelike! This kit teaches all about the wonderfully constructed human body, complete with all the inner workings. Kit includes a 12" transparent human body model and stand, 12 plastic bones and muscles, 9 squishy vital organs, a body parts organizer chart, tweezers and forceps for construction and "autopsy," and a colorfully illustrated and interesting 33-page book about the body, including step by step directions for completing your model.

  • Item #: 004656
    Retail: $18.00
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    Contains: cardboard tube, tracing paper, tooth model, base, blindfold, funnels, plastic tubing, connectors, chamber, balloon, syringe, torso model, round base, 2 flexible strips, connector rings, column, color tubes, buttons.

  • Item #: 067715
    ISBN: 9780890519455
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  • Item #: 011884
    ISBN: 9781935614272
    Retail: $20.99
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  • Item #: 011912
    ISBN: 9781935614241
    Retail: $15.99
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  • Item #: 036122
    Retail: $29.95
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    Give your children a close-up to the inner workings of the human body, allowing them to identify and place major organs on the felt torso. The human body torso itself is 34" in height, and beautifully illustrated. The human brain and other structures in the head are shown bisected, as are the lungs.. However, other structures such as the major veins and arteries, and the heart are shown whole, as are the rest of the structures in the lower torso. The 34 pieces range widely in size, from the 10" large intestine to individual cells of about 1" in height. Pieces vary from actual body parts to place on the torso, to diagrammed depictions of individual cells and tissues, stages in growth and reproduction, and diseases. A 32-page lesson guide is included, to aid teaching of the different body systems, and health habits. This set is pre-cut. CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 062868
    ISBN: 9781626864337
    Retail: $19.95
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    Perfect for kids who need that little extra to keep them entertained. Each page is filled with numerous educational facts and colored pictures. Five detailed pop-up anatomy scenes are also included. Along with each pop-up comes a 3-D key giving further explanation about the scene. 29 pgs, hc. – Tasha

  • Item #: 003992
    ISBN: 9780545667760
    Retail: $15.99
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  • Item #: 010554
    ISBN: 9781416938613
    Retail: $17.99
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       Introducing your amazing home.the magnificent flesh and bone that come together to make you…YOU! Beginning with the body’s building blocks (cells), this book covers growth and aging, the skeletal system, muscles, skin/hair/nails, and the heart and brain, before transitioning to body systems and senses. Reproduction is included, but this is handled appropriately from a medical-scientific perspective. (Parents may wish to preview). Setting this book apart from the rest is the phenomenal 3D graphics that are very lifelike without the gore factor. It also includes a 2 page Timeline of Medical Knowledge which targets the most important discoveries in the area of medicine for :Ancient; Greek and Roman; Arabic; Middle Ages; Renaissance; 18th-19th Centuries; 20th Century and 21st Century. Brief mentions of evolution.  Presents a fascinating look at our human body through text and vibrant illustrations. Glossary and Index. 64 pgs. HC. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 062871
    ISBN: 9781626864924
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  • Item #: 047059
    ISBN: 9781607100676
    Retail: $9.95
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  • Item #: 051679
    Retail: $19.95
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  • Item #: 008032
    ISBN: 9780471024088
    Retail: $14.95
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    This Janice VanCleave book follows the format of her other books with easy to understand explanations and line drawings. However, while her other books are based around experiments, there aren't as many in this book. It is more of a learning book to teach about the different aspects of the body. But there are activities, thought provoking questions, and experiments mixed in throughout the book for kids to work through while they gain a better understanding of how the body functions. - Melissa

  • Item #: 004116
    ISBN: 9780618233786
    Retail: $35.00
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    If you enjoy David Macaulay's detailed, illustrated tours of architecture in Castle, Cathedral, or Pyramid or how he visually explains the intricacies of machines in The Way Things Work, you won't want to miss this book in which he explores the just-as-impressive world inside the human body. Even if you think you have no interest in the subject, you can't help but be drawn in by the detailed and imaginative illustrations, some of which resemble detailed anatomical drawings, and others with whimsical "takes" on the various systems such as comparing the blood vessels to a theme park ride where oxygen molecules jump on and off of red blood cells. The 7 chapters explore cells and tissues, breathing and the circulatory system, the digestive system, the nervous system, the immune system and the reproductive system (quite tastefully done, I might add). Each page is dominated by Macaulay's lively colored pencil illustrations displaying body structures from a variety of imaginative viewpoints. After you pore over the picture, a paragraph or two on explains the inner workings of the subject. I love the illustrations of enlarged body structures with a small walkway or railing in the foreground where people are standing and staring. These define the book as a whole rather well; it's not an anatomy atlas or encyclopedia. It's a very visual tour through the systems of the human body that shows readers "how it works" and what those amazing systems at work inside of us would look like if we could really shrink ourselves and take a field trip. 336 pgs, hc. - Jess

  • Item #: 024690
    ISBN: 9780794515577
    Retail: $14.99
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    Get personal with your body! This book allows you to discover yourself in a whole new way. Each page is full of vibrant colors, detailed pictures, and stunning photographs that allow you to see what's under your skin. Interesting text, facts, and captions reveal the inner workings and awesome detail of our bodies. 112 pages cover the head to the feet and everything in between, as well as fun facts and figures and experiments. Links to fascinating, related websites are given throughout to further exploration.

  • Item #: 013548
    ISBN: 9780590414272
    Retail: $6.99
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  • Item #: 029908
    ISBN: 9780375811005
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

    All about the human body - learn about your brain, bones, senses, muscles, and digestion.

  • Item #: 028440
    ISBN: 9780794530600
    Retail: $9.99
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    Each bold, colorful page holds easy text and plenty of images to uncover each part of the human body. From the way it looks, inside and out, to its place in the body, to its function and how it works, each body part is explained in detail. Simple, fun experiments are spread throughout, as well as Usborne-recommended websites that let children explore the human body further.

  • Item #: 005509
    ISBN: 9781483816890
    Retail: $12.99
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    Over 100 reproducible pages to help students learn the various systems of the human body and their functions. You can pick and choose sections to use with any textbook or science program to reinforce learning about anatomy.

  • Item #: 033348
    ISBN: 9781626865693
    Retail: $19.95
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    The Human Body poster has a diagram showing skeletal, muscular, nervous system, and internal organs. Around the edges are illustrations of the different systems with explanation.

  • Item #: 047556
    ISBN: 9781465445063
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 029848
    ISBN: 9781626864894
    Retail: $19.95
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      This adorable set is a great way for your children to be introduced to human anatomy. The 28 page, oversized book (7.5x14.2”) takes your child on a journey through each part of the human body – Bony Frame, muscles (On the Move), respiratory system (Deep Breath), Blood Flow, Beating Heart, digestive system (Eating), Liver & Kidneys, Brain, Nervous System, Seeing & Hearing, and Skin & Hair. Cute, animated illustrations have a lot of kid-appeal, as they learn about their body. A glossary provides a list of words with definitions that may be new to young students.

      The larger, thick puzzle pieces (28) assemble to make a 38-inch floor puzzle of the human body. Even better, the unique way the pieces fit together allow you to move the limbs. Children can learn to identify the parts on their puzzle, as they read their way through the book. Pieces can be stored in the box attached to the back of the book. ~ Donna

  • 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 #: 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 #: 052549
    ISBN: 9781609964238
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.50

    More than just posters, these are interactive learning resources to use with your health/anatomy studies. The set includes four body system posters (13 ¾"x 24"), 80 labels (2 ½"x 1"), and a resource guide. Each poster shows a diagram with blank labeling spaces. The student then places the correctly titled label in the appropriate blank space – there are 20 labels per poster. The four posters show the skeletal system, respiratory and circulatory systems, digestive system, and the human body. This last one shows major organs of the body. Labels are color-coded to each poster, so there will be no confusion about which the labels should match, and there are even a few blank ones so you can add your own or replace any that might get lost. There is no way to attach the labels to the posters, so you will want to attach hook and loop dots, reusable mounts, or double-sided tape to the labels/poster for easier practice. The resource guide shows correct labeling of each poster along with suggestions for use and an explanation of each system. Students can practice over and over or just hang them up with the answers as a visual reminder during your study. ~ Donna