Human Body Series

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This four-part video series presents a detailed review of the important concepts in middle school life science relating to the following: skeletal system, muscular system, circulation, respiration, digestion, excretion, endocrine system, and nervous system.

Bones and Muscles
Explores the major concepts of the skeletal and muscular systems. Discusses major types of joints, structure and function of bones, muscle groups, periosteum, marrow, cartilage, immovable joints, spongy bone, vertebrae, skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and involuntary muscle.

Circulation and Respiration
Investigates the circulatory and respiratory systems. Discusses cardiovascular system, arteries, veins, capillaries, aorta, septum, ventricle, pulmonary circulation, systemic circulation, coronary circulation, blood pressure, plasma, red and white blood cells, platelets, alveoli. Available in VHS or DVD formats. Select title AND format when ordering.

Digestion and Excretion
Explores the features of the digestive and excretory systems. Includes nutrients, proteins, amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamins, stomach, mechanical digestion, chemical digestion, ingestion, esophagus, peristalsis, small and large intestines, excretion, nephrons, and kidneys. Available in VHS or DVD formats. Select title AND format when ordering.

Nervous and Endocrine Systems
How do nerve impulses travel through the body? This program answers this question and others as it explains some of the important functions of the nervous and endocrine systems. Discusses sensory organs, central and peripheral nervous systems, hormones, glands, stimuli, neurons, sensory neurons, nerve impulse, motor neurons, interneurons, effector, synapse, adrenal glands, and adrenaline. Available in VHS or DVD formats. Select title AND format when ordering.

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