The Human Body: Get Under the Skin with Science Activities for Kids (Build It Yourself) (Paperback)

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Did you know that your brain has up to 100 billion nerve cells? Wow What else is going on in your body?

In The Human Body: Get Under the Skin with Science Activities for Kids, middle schoolers learn about the different bodily systems that keep people breathing, moving, thinking, and staying healthy Kids get a good look at all the action that's going on right inside their own bodies, from understanding just how that apple turns into energy to how the "leftovers" make their exit.

By studying the circulatory system, the digestive system, muscles, bones, the brain, senses, reproduction system, and more, kids gain a deep understanding of why they can do the things they do and even learn about what they can do to take care of their bodies so they live long and healthy lives. Through science-minded STEM activities, readers see exactly how smoke affects the lungs, how the heart really acts as a liquid pump, and how the different joints are structured and serve different purposes.

The Human Body includes critical thinking exercises and essential questions related to anatomy. Fun facts, links to online primary sources and other supplemental material, plus graphic novel illustrations and photography encourage readers to take a deep dive under their skin

Nomad Press books integrate content with participation. Common Core State Standards, the Next Generation Science Standards, and STEM Education all place project-based learning as key building blocks in education. Combining content with inquiry-based projects stimulates learning and makes it active and alive. Nomad's unique approach simultaneously grounds kids in factual knowledge while allowing them the space to be curious, creative, and critical thinkers.

About the Author


Kathleen M. Reilly has written several books for Nomad Press, including Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself; Explore Weather and Climate! with 25 Projects; and Natural Disasters: Investigate Earth's Most Destructive Forces with 25 Projects. She is an award-winning author of several other science books for kids and has contributed to dozens of publications, including Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, Family Fun, National Geographic Kids, and Parents. Kate lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. Alexis Cornell is a graduate of The Center for Cartoon Studies. Alexis has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including Big Data: Information in the Digital World with Science Activities for Kids and Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Machines and Smart Robots with Science Activities for Kids. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781619308015
ISBN-10: 1619308010
Publisher: Nomad Press (VT)
Publication Date: June 9th, 2019
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Build It Yourself

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