Sites Specifically for Students With Information About the Human Body

Facts about the Human Body

Kids' Health: How the Body Works: Facts , Movies, Articles

Sites With Information About the Human Body Systems and Parts
All Human Body Systems

BBC: The Human Body: An EXCELLENT resource on each system of the human body, including INTERACTIVE activities

Get Body Smart: Visually learn about the human body using Interactive"Flash" Animations A website presented by the United States government with the hopes of improving the health, safety, and well-being of girls throughout America

HealthUnify: To help people to neutralize their stress level and re-gain their fitness, provides important tips on various health issues like skin care, fat burning, healthy bones, fighting common flues, dental care, anti-oxidant food intake, etc. & will uncover some unknown facts you should be familiar with.

The Science Museum of Minnesota: Tissues of Life: Learn about the four tissues that make up the human body; interactive with flash movies

Sites With Information About Specific Human Body Systems and Parts
Cells and Blood Cells - Overview and Facts Red Blood Cells -from Wikipedia
All about Cells White Blood Cells
Merk Manual: Cells How Stuff Works: White Blood Cells
How Stuff Works: How Cells Works Video: 9 White Blood Cells Types and Functions
Cells Alive: Interactive Site about Animal and Plant Cells White Blood Cells - from Wikipedia
Video: Genes, DNA and Chromosomes explained DNA
Blood Cells How Cells Work: DNA
The Blood Cells What is DNA?
Blood Facts DNA from the Beginning
Red Blood Cells Lymphocytes
How Stuff Works: Red Blood Cells

Lymphocytes and Platelets

A Day in the Life of a Red Blood Cell Video Lymphocytes - from Wikipedia

NeoK12: All about Cells Learning Videos

Circulatory System and The Human Heart Facts
American Heart Association Video: The Human Heart
Anatomy of the Human Heart: A Video How Does the Human Heart Work Video
Circulatory System Educational Video How Stuff Works: How Your Heart Works
Circulatory System - from Wikipedia How Stuff Works: How Blood Works
Video: The Human Heart Nova: Map of the Human Heart
Video: Heart and Circulatory System How Your Body Works: The Circulatory System Video
Nova: Electric Heart Human Heart Facts for Kids
Digestive System - Overview and Facts
Digestive System Facts for Kids Human Digestive System for Kids
Digestive System - from Gastrointestinal tract - from Wikipedia
Your Digestive System Educational Video Video: Your Digestive System and How it Works
Digestive System System Video Urinary System Educational Video for Students

Endocrine System - Overview and Facts
How Stuff Works: The Endocrine System Wikipedia: The Endocrine System
How The Body Works: Endocrine System Video Anatomy of the Endocrine System
11 Surprising Facts About the Endocrine System Inner Body: The Endocrine System

Fingernails - Overview and Facts
What Are Fingernails? Nail Disease and Disorders
Wikipedia: Hangnail How Stuff Works; 17 Remedies for Nail Problems
Fingernail Anatomy Healthy Fingernails: Clues About Your Health Video

Hair - Overview and Facts How Stuff Works: Why Do Humans Have Body Hair?

Lymphatic System - Overview and Facts
Video: Overview of the Lymphatic System Understanding the Lymphatic System
Video: Human Body: Lymphatic System Video How Stuff Works: How Your Immune System Works
How Stuff Works: The Lymph System Wikipedia: Lymph Nodes
How Stuff Works: What is Lymph? Immune and Lymphatic System
How Your Body Works: The Immune System Video Lymphatic System - from Wikipedia

Muscular System - Overview and Facts Video: Muscles of the Body
Muscule Facts for Kids Inner Body: Muscular System
BBC Human Body: Muscles Skeletal Muscle Video
The Muscular System Video How Stuff Works: How Muscles Work

Nervous System and the Brain - Overview and Facts
The Nervous System How the Human Brain Works Video
BBC: The Nervous System Kids Health: The Human Brain
The Nervous System Functions and Facts - Animation video Exploratorium: Memory Exhibition
How Stuff Works: How the Nerves Work How Your Brain Works
How Stuff Works: The Brain and Nervous System The Human Brain Structures and Functions
Neroscience for Kids: Explore the Nervous System Video: Nervous System
Nervous system - from Wikipedia How Does Human Memory Work
Nervous System Overview Video for Kids Video: 10 Facts about the Human Brain
KidsHealth: The Brain and Nervous System Human Brain - from Wikipedia
The Brain 15 Amazing Facts about the Human Brain for Kids
BBC: The Brain PBS: The Secret Life of the Brain
How Your Body Works: The Central Nervous System Video Video: The Human Brain : Facts for Students

Respiratory System - Overview and Facts
The Respiratory System The Human Lungs
Anatomy and Function of the Respiratory System How Stuff Works: How Your Lungs Work
Kids' Health: Your Lungs National Lung Institute: How the Lungs Work
Video: How Your Body Works The Respiratory System Your Lungs and Respiratory System Videos for Students
You Tube Learning Video: The Respiratory System Body Maps: Your Lungs
Respiratory System Educational Video Lung - from Wikipedia
Anatomy of the Respiratory System American Lung Association

The Five Senses - Overview and Facts
Anatomy and Structure of Human Sense Organs Neuroscience for Kids: The Senses
Song: The Five Senses How Stuff Works: How Many Senses Does a Human Have?
Hearing - Overview and Facts
Hearing (sense) - from Wikipedia How Stuff Works - How Hearing Works
The Sense of Sight - Overview and Facts The Human Eye - Overview and Facts
BBC: All about Sight Anatomy Eye Overview VideoAll about Your Eyes
Video Eye Optical Illusions Learn about the Eye through a Virtual Cow's Eye Dissection
Eye Anatomy Video Neuroscience for Kids: The Eye
How Stuff Works: How Vision Works Video: Facts about the Human Eye
How We See: The First Steps of Human Vision Strucyure of the Human Eye
Video: The Human Eyes How Stuff Works: How Your Retina Works
Anatomy of the Eye: An Animated 3D Eye Anatomy Glossary of Eye Terms

The Sense of Smell- Overview and Facts Nose Injuries and Disorders
Sense of Smell Facts Fun Nose Facts for Kids
Your Sense of Smell Video Neuroscience for Kids: Smell, The Nose Knows
10 Surprising Facts about Your Sense of Smell
10 Incredible Facts about Your Sense of Smell The Nose - Overview and Facts
How Stuff Works: How Smell Works Kids' Health: Your Nose
The Sense of Taste - Overview and Facts The Tongue - Overview and Facts
How Stuff Works: How Taste Works Kids' Health: Your Tongue
Merk: Smell and Taste Disorders Video: Structure Of The Tongue - Functions Of The Tongue
Video: Smell and Taste Taste Buds - from Wikipedia
WebMD: The Tongue
The Sense of Touch - Overview and Facts Interesting Facts about the Sense of Touch

Skeletal System - Overview and Facts Video: The Skeletal Systems
The Skeletal System The Skeletal System
BBC: The Skeletal System Interactive Chart Video: Skeletal System Images
The Skeletal System Video The Mystery of Human Skeleton Video
The Mystery of the Human Skeleton Video
The Skeletal System Video The Bones
Human Skeleton - Interactive Chart What are Bones Made of?
Skeletal System Videos List of Bones of the Human Skeleton with Images - from Wikipedia
National Cancer Institute: Structure of Bone Tissue

The Skin - Overview and Facts
All About Your: Your Skin Skin Conditions - Overview and Facts
Kids' Health: Your Skin Fast Facts about Treating Acne
Video: Facts about Skin Skin Conditions Overview
Wikipedia: The Components of the Skin WebMD: Skin Problems and Treatments Guide
Skin, Hair, and Nails How Stuff Works Understanding Skin Allergies

Teeth - Overview and Facts Kids' Health: Taking Care of Your Teeth
Kids' Health: Your Teeth Tooth - from Wikipedia
Dental Basics: Tooth Anatomy Dental Caries (Cavities) - From Wikipedia
Tooth Anatomy WebMd: Tooth Decay

Allergies - Overview and Facts
Kids' Health: Allergies
Allergies Center A-Z List with Description How Stuff Works: What Causes Allergic Reactions?
BBC Health: What Causes Allergies Video How Stuff Works: How Allergies Work
Family Doctor: Things You Can Do to Control Allergy Symptoms Allergy Facts and List of Allergies
Food Allergies What You Need to Know Allergy - from Wikipedia

The Common Cold - Overview and Facts
What Causes the Common Cold? How Stuff Works: The Common Cold
Kids' Health: The Common Cold and Its Causes National Institute of Health: The Common Cold
MVideo: How We Catch a Common Cold Facts about the Common Cold

Diseases and Disorders of the Human Body Diseases and Conditions Encyclopedia
Kids Health: Health Problems and Descriptions Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Diseases & Conditions A-Z with Descriptions

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Partnership for a Drug Free Americana
NDA for Teens: Learn the Effects of Drugs D.A.R.E. America
Kids' Health: Kids and Alcohol Neuroscience for Kids: Alcohol and the Brain
Teen Drug Addiction Teen Alcohol Addiction

Helpful Information about Drug and Alcohol Abuse

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Smoking and Its Effects
Kids' Health: Smoking Stinks Tobacco Facts
Video: How Do Cigarettes Affect the Body? Teens' Health: Smoking
Tobacco Facts for Kids Video: Smoking Causes Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema
Cigarette Smoking and Cardiovascular Diseases A Resource for Interesting Smoking Facts
Effects of Smoking on Human Health Tobacco Smoking -from Wikipedia

Living a Healthy Lifestyle / Physical Activity Healthy Living, Eating, and Smart Food Ideas for KIDS
Activity Calorie Calculator Physical Activity and Health
Video: How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Calculate Your Body Mass Index Kids' Health: Kids and Exercise
Eat Right, Stay Fit Video

First Aid Safety and Tutorials
Kids' Health: First Aid and Safety Mayo Clinic: First Aid: Information to Help You During a Medical Emergency
Health World: Emergency and First Aid Video: Why it is important to keep a First Aid Kit at home

Human Body Systems: Facts

Interesting Facts about the Human Body

*The human body consists of several major body systems: Circulatory System, Digestive System, Endocrine System, Excretory System, Immune System, Muscular System, Nervous System, Reproductive System, Respiratory System, Skeletal System All of the body systems work together to maintain a healthy body.

*The circulatory system consists of blood vessels and the heart.

*The digestive system consists of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, and intestines.

*The endocrine system consists of the body's glands.

*The kidneys are the core organs of the excretory system.

*The immune system consists of types of protein, cells, organs, and tissues.

*The muscular system consists of all of the body's muscles.

*The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, and the body's nerves.

*The respiratory system consists of the nose, trachea, and lungs.

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