A full head of human hair is strong enough to support up to 12 tons in weight. Microglia are brain cells that trim/eat long synapses of material that no longer functions throughout the brain. Scientists have used the video game Pac-Man to explain this process.
In First Facts and Flaps: Brilliant Body preschoolers discover the wonders of the human body through over thirty flaps, a turn-and-learn wheel and a giant fold-out ending. With colourful scenes by Naray Yoon and rhymes to introduce each topic, this fun novelty book encourages young children to learn as they play.
Go on an action-packed interactive journey through your body, bursting with super-cool facts, hands-on activities and flaps to lift. Illustrated step-by-step projects throughout encourage practical learning, and the spectacular central fold-out pages allow readers to really get under the skin of this important and fascinating subject.
First Body Book is a head-to-toe adventure through the human body for young learners aged 5+. Each spread explores a new body system with colourful anatomical illustrations Simple text, labelled diagrams, activity panels and fun characters encourage learning Includes an amazing human body poster, stored away at the front of the book.
Find out what's inside your body and how it all works in this fascinating book, full of bright pictures and facts that grown-ups and children can talk about together. A delightful introduction to muscles and how we move, our brain and senses, eating, growing up and more. Includes links to carefully selected websites with videos and activities.
Why do we walk on two legs? How do our muscles know how to work together when we dance? How does our brain work with our hands to sink a basketball? In Human Movement: How the Body Walks, Runs, Jumps, and Kicks, readers ages 12 to 15 learn the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body and discover how bones, muscles, tendons, organs, and nerves work...
Get set to explore your own body from the inside out! This leading title from the best-selling DK Eyewitness series of reference titles is a comprehensive guide to the human body for children, covering everything from the top of your nose to the tips of your toes.
Blending fun facts with charming crafts and simple activities, this unique mix makes the perfect activity book for little ones to find out about how their body works. Curious kids can discover why they have a certain hair or eye colour and why their hair grows. Then they can learn how to create a charming family tree, make a set of paper lungs, and design...
What happens when you fall asleep? Why do we need sleep? And what are dreams? Curious little children can lift over 30 flaps to find the answers to these questions and many more in this delightful introduction to sleep, with simple explanations and gorgeous illustrations on every page.
My Brilliant Body contains all kinds of amazing and bizarre bodily knowledge about everything you ever wanted to ask. From pongs to puberty, brains to bogeys and first aid to fingernails - read and marvel at how surprising and brilliant your body is!
A latest addition to the popular series shares wacky but factual information about the human body, from the stomach's "J" shape and the incredible length of blood vessels to the invisible light that the body emits.
Little Explorers is a new first-information series for curious youngsters. With sturdy flaps to lift on every page, little ones can have hands-on fun discovering the amazing world we live in. My Amazing Body is a lively introduction to the human body, where children can lift the flaps to find out what goes on under their skin.
Welcome to the world of infographics! This exciting form of data visualisation uses icons, pictograms and graphics to present information to kids in a whole new way. Marvel at the science behind the human anatomy, genetics, diseases, reproduction and our senses - all visualised in beautifully designed infographics and graphic organisers.
Fascinating Facts: Human Body helps introduce children to anatomy by making learning fun, fresh and full of facts. Packed with information about the nervous system to the five senses, you'll learn all about human biology and about your body's control centre, the brain. This colourful and engaging book offers hours of fun learning and is also a great...
In this fascinating introduction to the human body, large, colourful diagrams are brought to life by tiny people running around performing the actions that are explained in the text. The 80-page extent allows for an in-depth look at many of the body's processes, and the double gatefolds provide a generous area in which to show the full body systems such...
Help your child learn all about the body from head to toe with First Human Body Encyclopedia. They'll discover how our eyes work to how the heart pumps, plus interesting facts like what happens to us as we grow up and how many bones make up our skeleton. From moving muscles to the brain and senses, kids will love getting to grips with this exciting...
With lots of flaps to lift on every page, this informative book answers the questions that all young children have about their senses. Each page asks a different question, such as 'How do I taste things?', 'How do I see?' and 'How do I hear?'. A wonderful introduction to the senses for inquisitive young minds.
Did you know you cry two types of tears? And up to 30 trillion red blood cells pass through your heart in a minute? With colourful, infographic-style illustrations this book is packed with surprising facts and useful information on exactly 100 topics about the human body. A useful reference book for home, school and general knowledge quizzes.
Find out more about the body's basic building blocks - cells and tissue - and the outer layers that protect us from attack. Take a tour of the brain, the body's essential nerve centre, and move from system to system to discover exactly how we human beings function. Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular series.
A delightful way for young children to discover where babies come from - from baby humans to kittens, caterpillars and kangaroos. Young children can lift the flaps to find out how babies are made, when they are born, what new babies need and how they grow. A charming, age-appropriate introduction to the facts of life to share with young children.