Wonders of the Human Body Vol. 1

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The Wonders of the Human Body Series Volume One examines the systems of the body revealing both how they have been designed by the Master Creator and how they function. Master Books includes this as the student text in Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Volume One, a homeschool science curriculum for high school students. Beautiful full-color images bring to life the study of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, and nervous systems.

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High school students discover more of God’s awe-inspiring work in the Wonders of the Human Body Volume 1. Drs. Tommy and Elizabeth Mitchell, both Vanderbilt educated medical doctors, creationists, and homeschoolers, wrote this series together to reveal the wonder of God and the authority of His written word.

Wonders of the Human Body Volume 1 uses engaging text and beautiful images to help high school students explore the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, and nervous systems. Students will also discover the problems that occur when our bodies are damaged by disease or injury.

Topics covered in this text help students:

  • Learn the incredible design of the human heart and how it is really two pumps in one
  • Identify how blood moves through an incredible network of arteries and veins
  • Investigate what “blood pressure” is and the marvelous systems that help regulate it
  • Explore how the respiratory system allows us to get the “bad air out” and the “good air in”
  • Review the ins and outs of the bones in your skeleton and how they function
  • Discover details as to how your marvelous muscles move you

Master Books includes the Wonders of the Human Body Volume 1 as the student text in Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Volume One, a homeschool science curriculum for high school students.


Table of Contents

  • Unit 1: The Musculoskeletal System
  • Foundations
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Cells
    • 3. Tissues
    • 4. Organs & Organ Systems
    • 5. Homeostasis
  • The Skeletal System
    • 1. Functions of the Skeletal System
    • 2. Bones
    • 3. The Skeleton
  • The Muscular System
    • 1. Muscle Basics
    • 2. Muscles...How They Move Me!
  • Unit 2: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
  • The Cardiovascular System
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. The Heart
    • 3. Two Kinds of Hearts
    • 4. Blood Vessels
    • 5. Physiology of Circulation
    • 6. The Circulatory System
  • The Respiratory System
    • 1. Breathing—No Big Deal?
    • 2. How We Breathe
    • 3. Is This "Design" Just an Accident?
  • Unit 3: The Nervous System
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Structure of Nervous Tissue
    • 3. Nerve Signals
    • 4. The Central Nervous System
    • 5. The Peripheral Nervous System
    • 6. Special Sneses
    • 7. The Gospel
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • About the Author
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Manufacturer Master Books
Weight (in lbs) 2.00
Title Wonders of the Human Body Vol. 1
Subtitle The Musculoskeletal System | The Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems | The Nervous System
Series Wonders of the Human Body
Volume in Series 1
ISBN 13 9781683442776
Contributors Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell , Dr. Tommy Mitchell
Binding Paperback
Page Count 324
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, Inc.
Dimensions (in inches) 81/2 x 11
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