Usborne Internet Linked Complete Book of the Human Body

Usborne Internet Linked Complete Book of the Human Body

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Usborne Internet Linked Complete Book of the Human Body

Usborne Internet Linked Complete Book of the Human Body

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Usborne Internet Linked Complete Book of the Human Body

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A fact-packed, beautifully illustrated, all-round introduction to the human body and how it works. Full of extraordinary photographs, detailed diagrams and stunning scans, X-rays and microscope images of the human body. Engaging, friendly text and clear, simple explanations. Experiments and activities show you how to take your own pulse, test your reaction time and fool your brain with optical illusions. Amazing facts and world records, including the worlds tallest man, the oldest person ever and the longest fingernails on record. What is an Usborne Internet-linked book? It is a book that contains descriptions of websites that take you further into the subject in a fun and informative way. You can find links to all the sites listed in this book on the Usborne Quick-links website at www.usborne-quicklinks.com. Will the websites go out of date? Websites do change from time to time, so the sites will be regularly reviewed by Usborne researchers, and the links will be updated.

Series: Complete Books
Author: A. Claybourne

Ages: 8 and up
Size of book: 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches
Pages: 96

Contents Include:

  • Body Building Blocks
    • Your amazing body
    • Body systems
    • Cells
    • Genes and DNA
  • Muscles and Bones
    • The skeleton
    • Joints
    • Muscles and tendons
    • How muscles work
    • Moving without thinking
    • Reflexes
  • Skin, Hair and Nails
    • What is skin?
    • Skin changes
    • Hair and nails
  • The Brain and the Senses
    • Your amazing brain
    • How the brain works
    • Seeing
    • Hearing
    • Tasting and smelling
    • Sensation and pain
    • Thinking
    • Fool your brain
  • Breathing and Circulation
    • Breathing equipment
    • Inside your lungs
    • The heart
    • Circulation
    • In the blood
    • The lymphatic system
  • Eating and Drinking
    • Taking in food
    • In your stomach
    • In the intestines
    • Waste
  • Health and Medicine
    • Health and sickness
    • Diseases
    • The immune system
    • Drugs and treatments
    • Operations
    • Complementary medicine
  • Body Changes
    • Conception and birth
    • Growing up
    • Hormones
    • Getting old
  • Facts and Figures
    • Facts, figures and records
    • Time-line
    • Who's who
    • Experiments and activities
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments

Additional Information

SKU

USB515577

Weight

1.3 lb

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