Human Body Study

Homeschool science study should include a study of the human body, its physiology, organs and systems. Here are resources we used to make learning about the human body interesting and fun.

Resources for Studying the Human Body

[easyazon-image align=”right” asin=”B009NPJNWO” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”117″]Blood and Guts. A guide to human anatomy and physiology geared to 9 – 15 year olds. In a humorous style, with lots of drawings and simple experiments, Blood and Guts explains about skin, bones, teeth, muscles, heart, lungs, cells, digestion, kidneys, eyes, ears, balance, and the brain. Evolutionary statements.

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0761115196″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”89″]Fandex Family Field Guides: The Body. The book’s fan format makes for easy reference, and the illustrations and sidebars will help readers to fully understand the anatomy concepts. At the tip of each “fan” card is a full color picture shaped like a body part, and at the base of each card is a description of the picture. A stunning visual and factual tour of the systems, organs, muscles, and bones that make us tick, by the writer of the award-winning CD-ROM program A.D.A.M.

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0761142185″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”72″]The Bones Book And Skeleton. A 14″ high scale-model skeleton to assemble and place on display on a stand in its own clear plastic dome. Also, an illustrated guide to bones (and the body they support) filled with projects and experiments. All ages.

[easyazon-image align=”right” asin=”0762440732″ locale=”us” height=”110″ src=”” width=”85″]Start Exploring: Gray’s Anatomy: A Fact-Filled Coloring Book. This detailed coloring book contains over 100 illustrations of different parts of the body from the original edition of Gray’s Anatomy. Illustrations are on one side of the page only so you can use markers as well as crayons.

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1932855785″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”126″]Smart Lab Squishy You Explore It Human Body. Complete with removable squishy organs as well as representative skeletal, vascular and muscular systems, kids explore the complex inner workings of the human body and literally see how it all works. Includes: 12-inch plastic human body model, nine removable squishy vital organs, skeletal, vascular and muscular systems , forceps and tweezers, tray to organize your organs, 32-page fully illustrated book.

[easyazon-image align=”right” asin=”1879431181″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”137″]Eyewitness Visual Dictionaries: The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body is a huge, hardcover, detailed study of each system in the human body with full colored photographs, cutaways, “exploded views,” dissections, etc. All ages.

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0060434791″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”120″]Human Body Coloring Books. These huge coloring books (over 200 pages) have very intricate illustrations as well as in-depth, informative text explaining the anatomical and physiological processes of plants and animals, including the human. They could provide the core of physiology or anatomy courses for high school. The Physiology Coloring Book, The Anatomy Coloring Book.

Here is a free unit study on the human body from Homeschool Share plus the template for a lapbook: Human Body Unit, Lapbook Templates.

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