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THE SCIENCE OF THE HUMAN BODY

In this six-volume set, The Science of the Human Body, readers are provided with all the information they need to understand how we function. Readers will encounter first hand stories, diagrams, charts, and photos, in these 80 page books helping to understand the complexity of body. Topics include our vital bodily systems, organ transplants, genetic modifications, common and exotic illnesses, and the fight against deadly pandemics. Taken together, the set provides a comprehensive foundation of knowledge for students of human biology.

Hardcover

ISBN 978-1-4222-4191-2

$149.70(USD)
  Entire Series

6

2019

12+

7th - 12th

7 x 9

In this six-volume set, The Science of the Human Body, readers are provided with all the information they need to understand how we function. Readers will encounter first hand stories, diagrams, charts, and photos, in these 80 page books helping to understand the complexity of body. Topics include our vital bodily systems, organ transplants, genetic modifications, common and exotic illnesses, and the fight against deadly pandemics. Taken together, the set provides a comprehensive foundation of knowledge for students of human biology.
Body Systems

by James Shoals

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Did you know that if you spend one hour reading this book, you’ll move your eye muscles about 10,000 times? During that hour you’ll also breathe air, hear sounds, and digest food, while your hair grows and your skin cells regenerate. Your neurons may even make a few new connections as you learn from what you read! In Body Systems, you can find out all about the systems of the human body and how they are constantly at work to keep you healthy, keep you growing, and make you who you are. Each title in this series contains color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each book. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapters they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each book as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered through the use of a QR code, that when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, speech etc. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text.

Cells, Tissues & Organs

by James Shoals

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4193-6 $24.95 Add To Cart
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Did you know that if all your blood vessels were laid out end-to-end, they would stretch all the way around the world, not just once but twice? Not only that—you are made up of millions of cells, many miles’ worth of nerve fiber, and more than 20 feet of intestine. The human body is a truly amazing machine, capable of growth and self-repair. In this book, you can find out all about your insides and how they work. Each title in this series contains color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each book. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapters they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each book as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered through the use of a QR code, that when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, speech etc. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text.

Diseases

by James Shoals

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Nobody likes to get sick! And yet, diseases are a constant source of fascination for us all. Whether it’s the cold bug that kept you home from school or the genetic disease called hemophilia that sparked the Russian Revolution, human illnesses are an amazing and complex area of study. Diseases will introduce you to many ways in which the human body can malfunction, and also teach you about what doctors can do to fix it. Each title in this series contains color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each book. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapters they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each book as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered through the use of a QR code, that when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, speech etc. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text.

Epidemics & Pandemics

by James Shoals

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4197-4 $24.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7616-7 $31.95 Add To Cart

Viruses and bacteria are so small that you need a microscope to see them, and yet they are powerful enough to change the course of human history. Ancient epidemics like smallpox and the plague and current scourges like HIV/AIDS and cholera have profound impacts on the way we live today. Epidemics and Pandemics takes you through the science, history, and current status of the severe and often scary world of widespread outbreaks. Each title in this series contains color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each book. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapters they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each book as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered through the use of a QR code, that when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, speech etc. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text.

Genes & Genetics

by James Shoals

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In ancient times, people had no idea how or why it was that children resembled their parents. These days we know that characteristics like height and eye color are passed along in families through the genetic code.Our understanding of genetics has fundamentally changed medicine, agriculture, and even crime solving! Genes & Genetics will tell you everything you need to know about those tiny but powerful things called chromosomes. Each title in this series contains color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each book. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapters they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each book as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered through the use of a QR code, that when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, speech etc. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text.

Immunology

by James Shoals

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4196-7 $24.95 Add To Cart
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Our world is awash with germs, viruses, and bacteria—tiny but powerful invaders that can make us sick. Fortunately, the human immune system mounts an amazing defense against all these attackers. Immunology will introduce you to the many strategies our bodies use to protect us, as well as the many things that can go wrong. Each title in this series contains color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each book. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapters they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each book as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. Educational Videos are offered through the use of a QR code, that when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in history, speech etc. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text.