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Janice VanCleave's the human body for every kid : easy activities that make learning science fun

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave
Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [1995] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Activities and scientific explanations help children learn about the parts of the human body and their functions.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
barn- och ungdomslitteratur
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Pratt VanCleave
ISBN: 0471024139 0471024082 9780471024132 9780471024088 9780613966818 0613966813
OCLC Number: 30918969
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Building blocks: Parts and functions of living cells --
Breakthrough: How materials enter and exit a cell --
Brainpower: Parts of the brain and their jobs --
Controller: How your body functions without your directing it --
Balancing act: How your body maintains its balance --
Regulator: How your body monitors its temperature --
Quick action: How your body automatically responds to a stimulus --
Overcoat: How your skin protects you --
In touch: How sensory receptors in skin keep your in touch with your surroundings --
Hairy, scratchy skin: All about hair and nails --
Seeing is believing: How your eyes work --
Sound effects: How you make sounds --
Smellers: How you smell things --
Tasters: How you taste things --
Receivers: How you hear sounds --
Tilt: How your ears help you sense movement --
In and out: Why breathing is essential to life --
Travelers: The journey of gases in and out of your lungs --
Around and around: How blood moves through your body --
The pump: How your heart works --
Food processor: How your digestive system works --
Support system: How your bones keep you together --
Pullers: How your muscles move your body --
And then there were three: How you were born --
Pass it on: Where you got those eyes.
Other Titles: Human body for every kid
Responsibility: Janice VanCleave.
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From making a model of the human skeleton to observing automatic balance responses, this edition to the "Science for Every Kid" series offers children intriguing, easy activities that explain how the  Read more...


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