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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)
Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.
Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)
- Patterns allow the identification and description of relationships, including cause and effect
- Systems have boundaries, inputs and outputs
Body systems | Overview: Keywords
Body systems | Overview: Articles
Human body (Britannica Middle, n.d.)
"The human body is made up of many parts. The study of these parts is called anatomy. Each part of the body has a specific function, or job. The study of these functions is called physiology." ("Human body", n.d.)
Body systems | Overview: eBooks
Human Body I: Britannica Illustrated Science Library
Publication Date: 2013
The Human Body I, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-9, each title also contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary."
Biomedical Engineering and Human Body Systems by
Publication Date: 2015
This book explores the creative ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat, and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples and practical, hands-on activities help readers to understand scientific and engineering principles.
Anatomy & Physiology by
Publication Date: 2018
Expand your knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Contents includes:
an introduction to anatomy and physiology, cells and tissues, skin, hair and nails, the skeletal system, the muscular system, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system and immunity, respiratory system, nervous system, endocrine system, reproductive system, digestive system and renal system.
Body systems | Overview: Videos
"How does the human body work? What roles do the digestive, reproductive, and other systems play? Learn about human anatomy and the complex processes that help your body function." (National Geographic, 2017)
When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: National Geographic (2017) or (National Geographic, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: National Geographic (2017). Human Body 101 [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/Ae4MadKPJC0
"My Incredible Body lets kids investigate, experience, and learn human anatomy in a fun, dynamic new way. Explore medically accurate 3D anatomy models. Learn amazing facts about how the body works. Fly through the different body systems and take a look around." (Zybright, 2014)
Using My Incredible Body on campus
Teachers can use this product on the Kerferd Library eLearning smartboard. Please contact the Kerferd library staff to make a booking.
Body Systems: circulatory, respiratory, digestive | Curriculum Alignment
This Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Victorian curriculum outcomes. Click on the links to explore more.