Human Body Systems (Complete six DVD set)
Rich, colorful, animated graphics illustrate body system features while exciting video captures student interest. Each program includes interactive activities during each DVD to reinforce important concepts.
In addition to examining the function and importance of each body system, the series also promotes healthful eating, exercise, and not smoking to keep the body functioning at its best.
The series includes:
Digestive -- See how the body turns proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water into energy.
Repiratory -- Follow oxygen into the lungs and through the blood vessels to the cells. Illustrates both external and internal respiration.
Circulatory -- Shows how the heart and blood vessels - arteries, veins, and capillaries - carry nutrients and oxygen to the cells throughout the body.
Nervous -- We learn the parts and functions of the brain, control center of the body and how the spinal cord, 100 billion neurons and the sense organs function.
Muscular -- Find out the difference between voluntary and involuntary muscles, the role of tendons, and how flexor and extensor muscles work in pairs.
Skeletal -- Strong, light bones are the body's framework. We discover the role of joints, ligaments, cartilage, and tendons plus how bones grow and how they heal when broken.
See Related products, below, for information on each DVD in the series.
Running time: Approximately 20 minutes each
Examines the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, nervous, muscular, and skeletal systems.