Human body

Blood - Circulation

Your heart and circulatory system :- We see and hear about hearts everywhere.

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 centred on the HEART, a muscular organ that rhythmically pumps BLOOD around a complex network of BLOOD VESSELS extending to every part of the body. Blood carries the oxygen and nutrients needed to fuel the activities of the body’s tissues and organs, and it plays a vital role in removing the body’s waste products. An average-sized adult carries about 5 litres (9 pints) of blood.

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

Your cardiovascular system :- It’s a big name for one of the most important systems in the body. Made up of the heart, blood and blood vessels, the circulatory system is your body’s delivery system. Blood moving from the heart, delivers oxygen and nutrients to every part of the body. On the return trip, the blood picks up waste products so that your body can get rid of them.

Facts about the Circulatory System :- The heart and circulatory system for kids. 

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!

Digestion :- From Kidcyber contains brief facts about the digestive system.

The digestive system :- The web quest will give students a solid foundation of knowledge to build upon.  Students should have a basic understanding of the function of the digestive system, the main organs involved in digestion and should be able to state the functions of these organs. Upper primary.

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

Your digestive system :- The story we’re about to tell is of stormy seas, acid rains, and dry, desert-like conditions. It’s an arduous journey that traverses long distances and can take several days. It’s one in which nothing comes through unchanged. It’s the story of your digestive system whose purpose is turn the food you eat into something useful — for your body!

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.


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

Fun heart facts for kids :- Enjoy these fun heart facts for kids and learn some interesting new facts and information about how the amazing human heart works.

Heart facts for kids :- The heart is about the size of your fist, and you won’t believe the things that this very important organ can do. Prepare to be amazed by these cool heart facts.

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 :- The heart is a vital organ of the human body. It is located in the left hand-side of your chest. But how does the heart work? 

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

Cut to the heart :- Welcome to the companion Web site for the NOVA program, "Cut to the Heart," originally broadcast on April 8, 1997. The program explores a radical but promising new form of heart surgery that flies in the face of what most heart surgeons learned in medical school. 

Fun facts on the heart :- Discover some amazing facts and information in easy to understand terms - especially written for kids!

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.

How the body works :- Your body is a brilliant machine with many important parts. Watch movies, read articles, and do activities to find out more.

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

Human body for kids :- Have you ever wondered how your body works?

Human body facts :- Every part of the body is composed of various types of cell. 

Human body systems :- Human anatomy is important to study to help explain how organs and other structures of the body work.

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 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

Your muscles :- Did you know you have more than 600 muscles in your body? They do everything from pumping blood throughout your body to helping you lift your heavy backpack.

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

Muscle facts for kid :- Learn some fun muscle facts for kids. The muscles in our body are responsible for keeping our heart beating and for all our physical movements.

Skeletal muscles :- Skeletal muscles are usually attached to bones. They are often called striated muscles because of their striated, or striped appearance. 

Muscles in the human body :- Muscles are how we move and live. All movement in the body is controlled by muscles.

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.

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

The nervous system :- The nervous system is the highway along which your brain sends and receives information about what is happening in the body and around it. 

The respiratory system

Respiratory system :- From Kidcyber providng brief information about the respiratory system.

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

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

Respiratory system - all about breathing :- Your respiratory system is all about exchanging gases with the environment. 

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

Your lungs and respiratory system :- What's something that you do all day, every day, no matter where you are or who you're with?

Respiratory system :- The job of your respiratory system is very simple: To bring oxygen into your body, and remove the carbon dioxide from your body. Your body needs oxygen to survive.

Breathing and respiratory system :- Humans breathe through something called the respiratory system. This system is made up primarily of our lungs and windpipe. 

Senses and sensation

Your senses :- Seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and tasting are 5 of the senses.

The sensory organs and their functions :- The nerves that carry messages from the sensory organs to the brain are called sensory nerves.

Our sense organs and their uses :- We make use of our 5 sense organs to sense things around us.

Sense organs :- Sense Organs, in humans and other animals, faculties by which outside information is received for evaluation and response.

Fun senses facts for kids :- Check out our senses facts for kids and enjoy a wide range of interesting information about the five main senses of touch, smell, taste, hearing and sight.

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!

Fun ear fact for kids :- Check out our fun ear facts for kids and enjoy a wide range of interesting information about human ears.

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?

Eye facts :- Check out these fun eye facts for kids. Learn how eyes evolved millions of years ago, allowing animals to sense light and have a greater awareness of their surroundings.

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.

Fun nose facts for kids :- Check out our fun nose facts for kids and enjoy a range of interesting information related to the human nose and our sense of smell.

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

Bones :- From Kidcyber providing brief information about the bones.

Bones :- If you want to know more about your beautiful bones, this movie is a great place to start!

Fun skeleton & bones facts :- Learn some fun bones and skeleton facts for kids. The human skeleton has 6 key functions and our skeleton can be split into 2 main parts.

Skeletons inside and out :- Skeletal systems come in many forms. You have a skeleton inside of your body (endoskeleton) made up of bones.

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

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

Human anatomy: Skeleton :- Click on the labels below to find out more about your skeleton.

This page was last updated April, 2016.