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  • Item #: 064406
    ISBN: 9781596439290
    Retail: $15.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.25

    Ladies and gentlemen, may I present you to…your body! This is human anatomy like you’ve never seen it before! Subtitled “The All-Singing, All-Dancing Anatomy Extravaganza,” the show is hosted by a skeleton on a stage. He introduces all the systems of the human body: skeletal, muscular, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, excretory, endocrine, reproductive, immune, and nervous; and explores the senses. Complex anatomical terms and processes are explained in an easily understandable way, accompanied by detailed illustrations. Each process is explained from the ground up, so you can see how the information builds upon itself and understand how the whole system works in a very intricate way. With a graphic novel type feel, witty and entertaining text, adorable characters (who knew they could make oxygen molecules adorable?), endless colorful illustrations, and tons of solid information, you can’t help but be enthralled. Your kids will want to read this one just for fun! 233 pgs, pb. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 036122
    Retail: $31.95
    Rainbow Price: $27.95

    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 #: 005102
    ISBN: 9780451487872
    Retail: $22.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95

    More meat on the bones of this book than to Gray's Anatomy Coloring Book. 324 pages (versus 127 in Gray's) contain detailed anatomical drawings on the right-hand page, with explanatory text on the opposing page. Text is more detailed and more seriously presented than in Gray's. Organization is by major body system; this organization and the index in the back make finding particular body parts easy. Gray's is not as well organized. Level of detail in the drawings is similar in both books. If your student is serious about learning the human body, this is the one to choose.

  • Item #: 066634
    ISBN: 9781426325427
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.50

      My children loved to get lost in a good encyclopedia. Maybe that sounds odd today, but I am still a firm believer in having accessible, quality books available for children to read when curiosity peaks. Lavishly illustrated and divided into two parts, Physical and Life Science, this resource is jam packed with information, fun facts, hands-on activities and intermingled science related jokes. The introductory section explains what science is, how scientists work and the scientific theory before describing the difference between physical and life science and going deeper into respective areas. Evolutionary content.

      Physical science is separated into four sections: matter, forces and machines, energy, and electronics. Subtopics are presented in a 2-page spread that includes photographs and colorful graphics, clearly explained textual information, historical or unique fun facts, activities or jokes. A sampling of topics includes chemistry basics, organic chemistry, noble gases, gravity, friction, radio waves, satellites, nuclear power, sound waves and more.

      Life Science is separated into four sections: the universe, life on earth, human body and planet earth. Subtopics are presented similarly to the physical science section. A sampling of topics includes the big bang, solar system, classification of living things, microbes, reptiles, ancient medicine, genes, reproduction and growth, volcanoes, earthquakes, the earth’s age, rocks and minerals, biomes conservationism, and more. Includes websites, books and film recommendations, a glossary, and index. An excellent resource for your home or school library. 303 pgs, hc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 048689
    ISBN: 9781622236404
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.50

    Reinforce your science curriculum and introduce topics in the areas of structure of life, human body systems, reproduction & heredity, and ecosystems.  The hands-on activities in this book require research, teamwork, creativity in design, and opportunities to think on the processes used.  This  book includes handouts and 26 interactive activities (labs) that are reproducible for the purchaser. Each activity (lab) includes a teacher information page and a student challenge. Each challenge includes vocabulary, materials needed, requirements, and steps to follow. A rubric is included to help you grade the student challenges, and activities are aligned to current standards. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 045220
    ISBN: 9780671763428
    Retail: $16.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.75

    How to Dissect is a one-stop book for all of your dissecting guidelines. This book offers step-by-step illustrations and instructions for dissecting an earthworm, crayfish, grasshopper, clam, squid, starfish, shark, perch, frog, and fetal pig as well as a gladiolus to introduce botanical dissection. Dissections range from beginning to advanced and discuss the digestive, circulatory, reproductive, excretory, nervous, and respiratory systems. The book begins with an explanation and importance of dissection, points for successful dissection, and a list of tools commonly used in the process. A conversion table from English to metric measure is included for easy reference, since science tends to use metric as the universal system. Each dissection lesson includes background information about that animal, materials needed for the dissection, and black & white illustrations along with instructions for each step of the dissection. It also explains compass points of anatomy (anterior, posterior, etc.) which are found in all creatures and are used to help observe life. This 200+ page, paperback guide would be a terrific resource to accompany any biology curriculum.

  • Item #: 025557
    ISBN: 9781465402134
    Retail: $40.00
    Rainbow Price: $27.75

    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 #: 021549
    ISBN: 9780764144684
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.50

    As part of my college studies, I took two anatomy and physiology classes. Anatomy and physiology are very closely linked because anatomy (the structure of any given part) shows what the physiology (function or movement) will be. Studying anatomy and physiology, I have often been fascinated by the design of our bodies. This hefty book provides a very thorough and easy-to-understand approach to understanding complex systems. Chapters cover a general introduction to anatomy and physiology, chemical basis, cells and cell physiology, tissues, the integumentary system, bones and joints, the skeletal system, muscle physiology, muscles, the nervous system, the special senses, the endocrine system, blood, the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic and immune systems, the respiratory system, the digestive system, metabolism and nutrition, the urinary system, fluid, electrolyte, and acid/base balance, and the reproductive systems. Very complete, with questions and quizzes at the end of every chapter to test your understanding. ~ Megan

  • Item #: 010554
    ISBN: 9781416938613
    Retail: $17.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.30

       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 #: 009558
    ISBN: 9781465424457
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.18

    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