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Amazing Human Body


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Investigate key topics in the biological sciences.


  • Essential Nutrition

    Watch and understand why the body needs a wide range of nutrients to maintain itself. Nutrient types are illustrated through common examples of food. Special emphasis is placed on healthy eating habits. Concepts and terminology include: nutrients, food, energy, digestive system, carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, saturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, vitamins, minerals, calcium, water, fiber, metabolism, calorie, balanced diet, food pyramid, food labels, junk food, and healthy eating habits.

    Length: 00:21:01
    Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021
  • Exploring The Digestive and Excretory Systems

    This video takes students on a fascinating journey, following food as it travels through the digestive system. Clear animations illustrate the functions of the major digestive and excretory structures. Concepts and terminology include: nutrients, salivary glands, teeth, mechanical and chemical digestion, esophagus, peristalsis, stomach, small intestine, enzymes, chyme, villi, large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, metabolism, colon cancer, acid reflux, kidneys, urea, and nephrons.

    Length: 00:20:31
    Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021
  • Maintaining A Healthy Body

    Maintaining a healthy body is a fundamental part of leading a fulfilling, successful life. This video program highlights many of the basic things everyone can do to maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle. Concepts and terminology include: sleep, healthy eating habits, regular exercise, safety, injuries, sickness, immunizations, positive self image, mental health, hygiene, drugs, alcohol, high-risk behavior, accident prevention, dental exam, and annual medical examination.

    Length: 00:19:35
    Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021
  • Senses

    Whether it is the sight of colorful flowers, or the smell of freshly baked cookies, our senses are constantly at work. Breathtaking video footage and three-dimensional animations illustrate how complex sensory organs function. Special attention is also given to ways to care for sensory organs. Concepts and terminology include: senses, sensory neurons, vision, eye, structures in the eye, hearing, ears, structures of the ear, taste, smell, receptors, skin, and balance.

    Length: 00:21:21
    Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021
  • Skin, Skeletal and Muscular Systems

    This colorful video highlights the major features of the skin, skeletal, and muscular systems. Live-action footage, accompanied by three-dimensional animations, illustrate these fascinating body systems. Special attention is given to the care and maintenance of skin, skeletal, and muscular systems. Concepts and terminology include: integumentary system, layers of skin, sweat glands, bone, osteocytes, periosteum, marrow, cartilage, ossification, types of joints, ligaments, types of muscle tissue, and voluntary and involuntary muscle.

    Length: 00:20:08
    Usage rights: 7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021



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