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Multcolib School Corps Picks Body Systems Grades 4-5

The Brain & the Nervous System
The Brain & the Nervous System (DVD - 2006 ) DVD j 612.8 BRAIN Available in some locations

Annotation:Take a tour of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Learn about neurons, reflex actions, and the three parts of the brain: the cerebrum, the cerebellum, and the brain stem.

101 Questions About Blood and Circulation, With Answers Straight From the Heart
101 Questions About Blood and Circulation, With Answers Straight From the Heart By Brynie, Faith Hickman (Book - 2001 ) j 612.1 B916o 2001 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Finally! A book that makes blood and the circulatory system understandable. With succinct, evocative and unfailingly interesting answers, Faith Hickman Brynie answers such questions as "Does my heart get tired?"; "Is heartburn really heart burn?"; "What is blood poisoning?"; and more.

101 Questions About Food and Digestion That Have Been Eating at You-- Until Now
101 Questions About Food and Digestion That Have Been Eating at You-- Until Now By Brynie, Faith Hickman (Book - 2002 ) j 612.3 B916o 2002 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Questions and answers explain the human digestive system and how it uses food for nutrition.

Nervous System
Nervous System By Capaccio, George (Book - 2010 ) j 612.8 C236n 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the human nervous system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
Circulatory & Respiratory Systems (DVD - 2006 ) DVD j 612.1 CIRCULATO Available in some locations

Annotation:Discover how the circulatory and respiratory systems work together to keep us alive through a process called cellular respiration. Learn about the components of our blood, and how the heart pumps the blood through the vessels.

The Circulatory Story
The Circulatory Story By Corcoran, Mary K. (Book - 2010 ) j 612.1 C793c 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Your hardworking heart started beating eight months before you were born and continues to beat about one hundred thousand times a day. "By the time you're seventy years old, it will have beaten about 2.5 billion times." Find out the story behind each beat on a journey through the body's circulatory system.

The Quest to Digest
The Quest to Digest By Corcoran, Mary K. (Book - 2006 ) j 612.3 C793q 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:A humorous but factual look at the human digestion process.

Digestive & Excretory Systems
Digestive & Excretory Systems (DVD - 2006 ) DVD j 612.3 DIGESTIVE Available in some locations

Annotation:Teaches kids that, in order to be of use to our cells, food needs to be broken down and absorbed into the bloodstream. This is the job of the digestive system, a complex series of tools that includes teeth, saliva, bile, acids and enzymes designed to reduce nutrients to a form that can be delivered to cells. But just as trash must be taken out at home, waste products and indigestible materials must be removed from the body.

Dr. Frankenstein's Human Body Book
Dr. Frankenstein's Human Body Book The Monstrous Truth About How your Body Works (Book - 2008 ) j 611 D756 2008 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Young readers are invited to Dr. Frankenstein's freaky lab to help him reconstruct a human body from the skeleton out. This innovative, chunky format offers bold imagery and includes an incredible special effect on the cover.

Skeletal System
Skeletal System By Haywood, Karen (Book - 2009 ) j 611 H427s 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the human skeletal system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Digestive System
Digestive System By Hoffmann, Gretchen (Book - 2009 ) j 612.3 H711d 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the human digestive system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Human Machine (Bodyzone)
Human Machine (Bodyzone) (DVD - 2004 ) DVD j 612 HUMAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Explores the vital organs, and examines the instruments of the senses.

Immune System
Immune System (DVD - 2006 ) DVD j 616.079 IMMUNE Available in some locations

Annotation:Students learn that infectious diseases are caused by microscopic foreign invaders called pathogens, while noninfectious diseases can be due to a variety of factors that include heredity, environment, or lifestyle choices. Viewers get a close-up look at the immune system's three lines of defense: protective barriers like skin and mucus, the inflammatory response, and the lymphatic system.

Endocrine System
Endocrine System By Klosterman, Lorrie (Book - 2009 ) j 612.4 K66e 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the human endocrine system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Excretory System
Excretory System By Klosterman, Lorrie (Book - 2010 ) j 612.46 K664e 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the human excretory system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Immune System
Immune System By Klosterman, Lorrie (Book - 2009 ) j 616.079 K66i 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the human immune system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Reproductive System
Reproductive System By Klosterman, Lorrie (Book - 2010 ) j 612.6 K664r 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the reproductive system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Skin
Skin By Klosterman, Lorrie (Book - 2009 ) j 612.79 K66s 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up human skin, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy

Respiratory System
Respiratory System By Lew, Kristi (Book - 2010 ) j 612.2 L669r 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the parts that make up the human respiratory system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy.

Movers & Shapers
Movers & Shapers Bones, Muscles, and Joints By Macnair, Patricia Ann (Book - 2004 ) j 612.7 M169m 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:The most astonishing and complex organism on Earth--the human body--is explored in this dynamic new series. A dazzling array of specialized photography and state-of-the-art digital illustrations reveals the secrets of human biology in breathtaking detail.

Major Systems of the Body
Major Systems of the Body (Book - 2002 ) j 612 M2347 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:A description of the structure and function of major systems of the human body.

Organs!
Organs! How They Work, Fall Apart, and Can Be Replaced (gasp!) By Parker, Nancy Winslow (Book - 2009 ) j 612 P2423o 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:With bright pictures, astonishing facts, and incredible stories, Nancy Winslow Parker shows you just how amazing your insides are, and why it's so important to take care of them.

The Human Body
The Human Body 25 Fantastic Projects Illuminate How the Body Works By Reilly, Kathleen M. (Book - 2008 ) j 612 R362h 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:25 fantastic hand-on activities that show all the fantastic, well-orchestrated systems at work in the human body.

The Brain
The Brain Our Nervous System By Simon, Seymour (Book - 2006 ) j 612.82 S596b 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the various parts of the brain and the nervous system and how they function to enable us to think, feel, move, and remember.

Guts
Guts Our Digestive System By Simon, Seymour (Book - 2005 ) j 612.3 S596g 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Why is it important to chew your food? Can you guess how long it takes for food to travel through your body? Could you possibly have twenty feet of small intestines? Where does that bad-smelling gas come from? Your digestive system is out of sight and out of mind -- until things don't go right. Then you may wonder how these important organs work! You'll find the answers in Seymour Simon's smooth, well-organized, and fascinating introduction to the digestive system.

The Heart
The Heart Our Circulatory System By Simon, Seymour (Book - 2006 ) j 612.17 S596h 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institution on a new edition of this indispensable guide that takes you through the heart, from atrium to capillary and back again.

Lungs
Lungs Your Respiratory System By Simon, Seymour (Book - 2007 ) j 612.2 S596L 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Take a deep breath and then let it out. Did you feel your chest rise and fall? That is actually your lungs filling with oxygen and then pushing carbon dioxide back out when you exhale.

Muscles
Muscles Our Muscular System By Simon, Seymour (Book - 1998 ) j 612.74 S596m 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes the nature and work of muscles, the different kinds, and the effects of exercise and other activities on them.

A Journey Through the Digestive System With Max Axiom, Super Scientist
A Journey Through the Digestive System With Max Axiom, Super Scientist By Sohn, Emily (Book - 2009 ) jgn 612.3 SOHN 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:In graphic novel format, follow the adventures of Max Axiom as he explains the science behind the human digestive system.

The Skeleton and Muscles
The Skeleton and Muscles By Spilsbury, Louise (Book - 2008 ) j 612.7 S756s 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:What is cartilage? Why do we have joints? How does exercise help bones and muscles? The Human Machine asks the questions that young people want answered.

Human Body
Human Body By Walker, Richard (Book - 2010 ) j 612 W183hu 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Full-color photographs and illustrations offer an introduction to the human body including the organs and cells that make up the body, the skeletal system, and the senses.

Eyewitness Human Body
Eyewitness Human Body By Walker, Richard (Book Plus CD - 2009 ) j 612 W183eh 2009 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Human Body provides an in-depth look at our incredible bodies and what makes them tick.

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A collection of non-fiction materials about Body Systems for students in grades 4 and 5.


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