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    Human body


    Blood - Circulation

    The circle of blood :- On average, your body has about 5 litres of blood continually travelling through it by way of the circulatory system.

    The Human Body's Circulatory System Theme Page :- Here are a number of links to Internet sites which contain information and/or other links related to the specific theme of the body's Circulatory System.

    My Body: Heart and Blood :- From Kidcyber a brief introduction to the circulatory system.

    Circulatory System :- The circulatory system is made up of the vessels and the muscles that help and control the flow of the blood around the body.

    The Human circulatory system and the heart :- The human circulatory system brings oxygen and nutrients to every living tissue in your body.

    Digestive System

    The Real deal on the digestive system :- You've completely forgotten about that pizza lunch you just ate. But it's still in your stomach - sort of like a science experiment that happens all the time!

    My Body: Digesting Food :- From Kidcyber contains brief facts about the digestive system.

    A look inside: A webquest for 3rd grade :- Although suitable for years 3 (American based) this webquest would be suitable for upper primary students.

    Just for kids: Digestive system :- Contains a diagram, facts and links.

    The digestive journey :- Let's take a journey and find out what happens to the food you eat.

    Your gross and cool body : Digestive system :- The story we're about to tell is of stormy seas, acid rains, and dry, desert-like conditions.

    Heart

    All about the heart :- So what's the heart up to, then? How does it keep busy? What does it look like? Let's find out.

    The Heart, an online exploration :- From the moment it begins beating until the moment it stops, the human heart works tirelessly.

    Heart--El Corazon, The: A WebQuest about the Human Heart :- You find out that there are several humans living on Mars and it is the job of these students to find out about the function of the human heart and how blood circulates through the body.

    Map of the human heart :- Let's get straight to the heart of the matter--the heart's job is to move blood.

    How your heart works :- Everyone knows that the heart is a vital organ.

    About your heart :- Contains animations, interactive activities, facts and more.

    Human anatomy

    Do you know about anatomy? :- For both students and teachers, this interactive site is divided into sections learn about the antaomy by labelling the body parts, also available is a workbook for download in pdf format. Suitable for upper primary students.

    Human body and mind :- From the BBC, containing various pages about the human body.

    BodyQuest :- Bodyquest is an exploration of anatomy designed for students ages 11-16. It contains information on the body systems as well as tours, quizzes, experiments and interactive screens.

    Human Anatomy Information and Printouts :- From Enchanted Learning comprehensive information, printouts and more about the Human anatomy.

    The human body :- Have you ever wondered how your body works?

    Just for kids : Health :- Click on the links to read facts about the different sections of the human body.

    The muscular system

    Just for Kids: Muscular system :- Contains a diagram, facts and links.

    My Body: Muscles :- From Kidcyber providing brief information about the muscular system.

    Your gross and cool body: Muscular system :- Muscles move cows, snakes, worms and humans. Muscles move you! Without muscles you couldn't open your mouth, speak, shake hands, walk, talk, or move your food through your digestive system

    Welcome to muscles :- A ThinkQuest library of entries site.

    Muscles of the human body :- Body mucles perform many useful functions from movement to keeping your heart beating.

    Muscle in on muscles :- Meet your muscles. This activity lets you know about kinds of muscles, how you use them, and what happens to them in space.

    The nervous system

    An Activity A Day to Learn About the Brain :- Below are four weeks of activities and projects that you can do to learn about the brain.

    The brain is the boss :- How do you remember the way to your friend's house? Why do your eyes blink without you ever thinking about it? Where do dreams come from? Your brain is in charge of these things and a lot more. In fact, your brain is the boss of your body.

    My Body: Brain :- From Kidcyber a brief explanation about the brain.

    Neuroscience for kids :- Neuroscience for Kids has been created for all students and teachers who would like to learn about the nervous system.

    Probe the brain - You try it! :- In the following feature we give you an electric probe and an exposed brain.

    Just for kids : The nervous system :- Contains a diagram, facts and links.

    Your gross and cool body: The nervous system :- Tasting, smelling, seeing, hearing, thinking, dreaming, breathing, heart beating, moving, running, sleeping, laughing, singing, remembering, feeling pain or pleasure, painting, writing...you couldn't do any of these things without your central nervous system!

    Welcome to the nervous system :- A ThinkQuest library of entries site.

    The respiratory system

    Lungs and breathing :- From Kidcyber providng brief information about the respiratory system.

    Just for kids: Respiratory system :- Contains a diagram, facts and links.

    Your gross and cool body: Respiratory system :- All the cells in your body require oxygen. Without it, they couldn't move, build, reproduce, and turn food into energy.

    Welcome the respiratory system :- A ThinkQuest library of entries site.

    About your lungs :- Contains animations, interactive activities, facts and more.

    Looking at your lungs :- What's something that you do all day, every day, no matter where you are or who you're with?

    Senses and sensation

    Sight

    A big look at the eye :- Which part of your body lets you read the back of a cereal box, check out a rainbow, and see a softball heading your way?

    Hearing

    The Human Body's Senses: Hearing Theme Page :- Here are a number of links to Internet sites which contain information and/or other links related to the specific theme of the body's sense of hearing.

    Let’s Hear it for the ear! :- Sounds are everywhere, and you have two cool parts on your body that let you hear them all: your ears!

    Smell

    What’s that smell? The nose knows :- Your nose lets you smell and it's a big part of why you are able to taste things.

    Taste

    The Human Body's Senses: Taste Theme Page :- Here are a number of links to Internet sites which contain information and/or other links related to the specific theme of the body's sense of taste.

    Stick out your tongue and say aah! :- Has anyone ever told you that the tongue is a muscle?

    The skeletal system

    My body : bones :- From Kidcyber providng brief information about the bones.

    Just for kids : Skeletal system :- Contains a diagram, facts and links.

    Your gross and cool body: skeletal system :- Bones have two purposes. Some, like your backbone, provide the structure which enables you to stand erect instead of lying like a puddle on the floor.

    Skeletal system :- A ThinkQuest library of entries site.

    The Human skeleton :- The human skelton keeps your body in shape.

    Human skeleton :- From enchanted learning loads of information, printables and more.

    Brain games

    The brain explorer :- Explore the unknown world inside your brain with these fun activities from The Brain Explorer.

    Neuroscience for kids :- Many of the games listed below have separate pages...just click on the small picture of the game to open up a new page to play.