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The Human Body

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One hundred trillion cells, more than 600 muscles, and over 200 bones--these are parts of the twelve major systems that make up the human body. Technological developments have given us a detailed glimpse within our bodies and led to a greater understanding of how we function. Starting with the integumentary system (that's your skin, nails, and hair) and finishing with the ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published September 2nd 2008 by Collins Publishers (first published September 1st 2008)
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I was originally a biology major when I came to BYU and I have always been fascinated with how ever little movement requires so much from the human body. This book is amazing, and factual.

* picture book, informational text
Aug 11, 2010 Cwoods added it
Seymour Simon books are great visual books with accurate information for life science classrooms! Check them out. You will learn new information yourself.
Aug 07, 2008 Rachel rated it it was amazing
Outstanding! Great text and beautiful colorful illustrations make this a great package. Really gives you an appreciation for the body. Reviewed for VOYA.
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Great pictures and interesting facts. Can be read page-by-page or as a book. A lot of information. Intermediate readers.
Sep 16, 2009 Karla rated it really liked it
awesome! smithsonian book - includes enlarged pics, scans, xrays, index, glossary, resources.
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