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5 edition of Our Human Body found in the catalog.

Our Human Body

its wonders and its care .

by Reader"s Digest

  • 97 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Reader"s Digest in Pleasantville, N.y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesA library of fact and guidance
The Physical Object
Pagination511 p. :
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24390726M
OCLC/WorldCa301397634

The human body is the structure of a human is composed of many different types of cells that together create tissues and subsequently organ ensure homeostasis and the viability of the human body.. It comprises a head, neck, trunk (which includes the thorax and abdomen), arms and hands, legs and feet.. The study of the human body involves anatomy, physiology, histology and. In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman - chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field - gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our.

"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." —Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene In , James Hamblin launched a series of videos for The Atlantic called "If Our Bodies Could Talk." With it, the doctor-turned-journalist established himself as a seriously entertaining authority in the.   The human body is especially interesting in this regard, since different writers bring different perspectives to writing about the body. Each book is unique in that way, even if basic bodily processes and functions are always described the same way. I find it to be a testament to the intricacies of the body that there are able to be so many.

  The human brain is the body's control center, receiving and sending signals to other organs through the nervous system and through secreted hormones. It is . The body’s own cooling system then takes over. Drops of perspiration pour from millions of tiny sweat glands in the skin. This is a major way in which our cooling system keeps our temperature down. The human body has an automatic thermostat that takes care of both our heating and cooling systems, keeping body temperature at about 37°C (°F).


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Our Human Body by Reader"s Digest Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are books about the human body for every age. One thing you won’t find on this list: brain books. For that topic, visit my list of books about the brain.

(Note: book covers and titles are affiliate links.) General Human Body Books. Weird But True Human Body: Outrageous Facts about Your Awesome Anatomy (National Geographic Kids). Our Human Books I want to help undo the fear of talking about this issue in the open.

If by sharing my experiences like an open book I can somehow help others to better understand the taboo. The Human Body Book is amazing in the fact that so much information is contained in so few pages.

The language used for the medical terminology is of common everyday words easily understandable which is great. I never once had to refer to a dictionary or encylopedia for clarification and explanation of what I Cited by:   The Human Body covers every aspect of the body's anatomy and function with trademark DK full-color clarity.

Both parents and children will be captivated by the stunning photo-realism of the book's plus labeled and captioned diagrams, which cover cells, organs, the muscular system, the skeleton, the brain, and much : DK.

Written by Kathy Fernandez Illustrated by Kathy Fernandez and Ms. Amondo's Kindergarten class The ankle is located between the foot and the leg in our. Human Anatomy Coloring Book: an Entertaining and Instructive Guide to the Human Body - Bones, Muscles, Blood, Nerves and How They Work (Coloring Books) (Dover Children's Science Books) Margaret Matt out of 5 stars   The book has fun rhymes, great illustrations, and excellent content.

Recommended. My First Body Book, by Angela Wilkes. This is a wonderful reference book that requires gentle handling because it has see through pages that let you see the layers of.

Get your child to lie down on a large piece of paper and draw round their arms and upper torso. As my son William knows, this is where a human body for kids homeschool unit study gets ticklish. Get a good kids book on the human body, trace round a few of the main organs and get the kids to color them in.

Combining up-to-the-minute descriptions and illustrations of the body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems, The Human Body Book is the ultimate all-in-one guide perfect for families and students alike.

With updated content and illustrations throughout - including a new section on aging in the human body and the latest in medical advances, as well as an accompanying Pages: The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson is a well-researched user’s manual for anyone interested in how our bodies function.

And, of course, we also have the opportunity to enjoy the Bryson wit. This is a field trip through the human body and I was astounded at the level of research needed to write such a book/5.

Jimbo Bill doesn't know about the human body, so we're here teach him. The skeletal system is the bones inside us that keep us together. Cool.

Share this book link with others: Embed this book on other sites: "The Human Body!" Lucas Mullen. See our Cookie : Lucas Mullen. Students make a book about the human body that introduces them to a number of systems and organs in the body.

The Body Book T he human body is a complex living organism that takes in food and air to provide itself with nutrients and energy for moving and thinking.

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63 List Price $ $ Human Body Book for Kids, Susan Perl's, A Cricket Book, Cute s Children's Book, Educational Book for Kids, Leslie McGuire, Platt & Munk VintageToyCorner 5 out of 5. A landmark book of popular science—a lucid, engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years and of how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age bodies and the modern world is fueling the paradox of greater longevity but more chronic disease/5.

Bryson, who gives off a Cronkite-like trustworthy vibe, is good at allaying fears and busting myths.” —A.J. Jacobs, The New York Times Book Review “Mr.

Bryson’s latest book is a Baedeker of the human body, a fact-studded survey of our physiques, inside and out. Here are some of our favorite books about the human body as well as some that were new to us.

The Amazing Human Machine by Lori C. Froeb. We recently purchased this book at our library’s book fair and it has quickly become a new favorite in our house partly because of the incredible content and partly because it comes with transparent.

About The Story of the Human Body. In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age.

Human Body is a concise guide to the structure, functions, and disorders of the body. Using full-color, highly detailed illustrations and clear, accessible language, this book is a fascinating introduction to how the body works and what may go wrong.

Pages: Human body, the physical substance of the human organism. Characteristic of the vertebrate form, the human body has an internal skeleton with a backbone, and, as with the mammalian form, it has hair and mammary glands. Learn more about the composition, form, and physical adaptations of the human body.

This fantastic new book in our collection shows how the human body works in a visual and interactive way. If your child wants to be a doctor, this pop-up book is a must. It is called The Human.This newest addition to the Boy, Were We Wrong series debunks past misconceptions about the human body.

Part history lesson, part collection of quirky facts, Kudlinski’s book shows that modern medicine has come a long way from mummifying hearts in jars and healing by applying leeches.“[This] book gives an excellent coverage - all that KS2 pupils need to support their study of the human body for the science curriculum.” Parents in Touch “Nearly 20 years after I put the original in my loft, and having studied Biology at university, I still think of my brain as a little call centre with people barking orders down the.