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Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology with Essentials of Interactive Physiology CD-ROM
Elaine Nicpon Marieb
Elaine Marieb’s clear and friendly writing style emphasizes the relevance of anatomy & physiology to your life and future career. The book clarifies concepts, defines key terms, and offers just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage to make the content complete without being overwhelming. Advanced.
Everybody Has a Body
Science from Head to Toe/Activities Book for Teachers of Children Ages 3-6
by Robert E. Rockwell
This book serves an excellent purpose by introducing younger children to the five senses and the parts of the human body. 1992 Paperback.
Janice Vancleave’s A+ Projects in Biology
Winning Experiments for Science Fairs and Extra Credit
Janice Pratt VanCleave
Planning experiments, finding and recording information related to the problem, organizing the data and sharing your findings. Advanced experiments in botany, cell division, physiology, zoology, photosynthesis, ecology, nutrition, and other topics. Advanced.
Janice Vancleave’s Biology for Every Kid
101 Easy Experiments That Really Work
Janice Pratt Vancleave
Two main sections cover plants and animals. Each chapter begins with an explanation of the principle to be studied (such as plant structure, tropism, anatomy or animal chemistry), followed by a short series of experiments which demonstrate that principle. Intermediate, easy to do at home.
Science Experiments You Can Eat
Easy experiments you can do using food. Observe changes in food as you learn why pudding thickens, why bananas ripen, and so on. Often you can eat the results safely.
What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: Revised Edition
by Lynda Madaras
Sensitive straight talk on: the body’s changing size and shape; diet and exercise; the growth spurt; the reproductive organs; body hair; voice changes; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes information on steroid abuse, acne treatment, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and birth control.
What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: Revised Edition
by Lynda Madaras
Sensitive straight talk on: the body’s changing size and shape; the growth spurt; breast development; the reproductive organs; the menstrual cycle; body hair; diet and exercise; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes information on anorexia and bulimia, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and birth control.
Keeping a Nature Journal
Discover a Whole New Way of Seeing the World Around You
Clare Walker Leslie
Reconnect with nature through sketching and writing with these simple methods for capturing the living beauty of each season. Clare Walker Leslie and co-author Charles E. Roth offer easy techniques, exercises, and prompts for all ages.