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  Human anatomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Human anatomy or anthropotomy is a special field within anatomy.
It studies organs and organ systems of the human body, leaving the study of tissues to histology and cells to cytology.
The human body, like the bodies of all animals, is made up of systems, that are made up of organs, that are made up of tissues, that are made up of cells.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Human_body   (496 words)

  
 trivia about the human body and anatomy, uncommon facts about people - Trivial Trivia Collections
Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14 and crayfish have 200.
The smallest cell in the human body is the male sperm.
The only bone in the human body not connected to another is the hyoid, a V-shaped bone located at the base of the tongue between the mandible and the voice box.
www.corsinet.com /trivia/h-triv.html   (1355 words)

  
 Human Body
The smallest bone in the body is the stirrup bone.
The largest cell in the human body is the female reproductive cell, the ovum.
The surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court.
home.bitworks.co.nz /trivia/body.htm   (1591 words)

  
 Exploring Nonverbal Communication
Some of the subjects explored in THE HUMAN BODY include bulimia, anorexia, tattooing, branding, plastic surgery, scarification, body prejudice and "weightism," the impact of "super-models" and beauty contests on the self-images of young women, the effects of aging, and cultural differences in ideas about who is beautiful.
In THE HUMAN BODY, the man on the left describes the elaborate tattoo he designed for his back, and the man on the right explains how his arm was permanently "branded" when he joined a fraternity.
In THE HUMAN BODY, we meet famous "Super-Model" Rebecca Romijn, and she discusses modeling and the impact that ultra-thin models are likely to have on young women.
nonverbal.ucsc.edu /body.html   (822 words)

  
 human body --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The study of the body's structure is called anatomy; the study of the body's function is known as physiology.
A disease is a condition that impairs the proper function of the body or of one of its parts.
Neurons are the pathways that facilitate communication between the brain and the rest of the body.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9041468   (777 words)

  
 Introduction to the Human Body / Human Body Structure
Human beings are arguably the most complex organisms on this planet.
The human body is a single structure but it is made up of billions of smaller structures of four major kinds:
The human body, which is made up of numerous cells, begins as a single, newly fertilized cell.
training.seer.cancer.gov /module_anatomy/unit1_1_body_structure.html   (243 words)

  
 Body
Body Count - The thickness of your skin varies from 1/2 to 6 millimeters, depending on the area of your body.
body snatching - body snatching, the stealing of corpses from graves and morgues.
fl body - fl body, in physics, an ideal fl substance that absorbs all and reflects none of the radiant...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0768612.html   (120 words)

  
 IMC human body theme
The nervous system of the human being is responsible for sending, receiving, and processing nerve impulses throughout the body.
The skin is the largest organ of the body, and its cells are continuously replaced as they are lost to normal wear and tear.
Anchored to the floor of the mouth and slung at the rear from muscles attached to a spiky outgrowth at the base of the skull, the tongue is a strong muscle that is covered by the lingual membrane, which has special areas which detect the flavor of food.
collaboratory.nunet.net /nssd112/oakterrace/imc/humanbody.html   (1275 words)

  
 The Human Body - - DK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Human Body is a concise guide to the structure, functions, and disorders of the body.
The first part, Anatomy of the Human Body, begins with a medical atlas that shows how the parts of the body fit together.
A compelling section on the human life cycle examines the changes in the body from conception to old age.
us.dk.com /nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,11_0789479885,00.html   (186 words)

  
 THE HUMAN BODY PLAN AND INTRODUCTION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While the embryo is a tiny hallow ball of dividing cells, it begins forming the tissues and organs that compose the human body.
A. is the sum of all the chemical reactions that occur in the body.
It means that a particular body part is farther from the point of attachment or farther from the trunk of the body than another part.
www.sirinet.net /~jgjohnso/intro.html   (2088 words)

  
 URWhatUEat-body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Materials: Senses Activities sheet, Ears activity sheet, Thematic Unit: The Human Body, blindfold, 12 baby food jars w/lids, cotton balls ~5, nails ~10, toothpicks ~10, rice ~ 1/2 Cup, thumbtacks ~10, small candy ~ 5, bell, cotton balls in a bag, other noise makers like staplers and hole punchers.
The student will create a Hyperstudio stack to present information about the human body, in particular, the 5 senses.
This is a nine-day unit on the Human Body.
www.nashville-schools.davidson.k12.tn.us /CurriculumAwards/youarewhateat/URWhatUEat-body.html   (994 words)

  
 Human Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The human body is based on Phi and 5
The human body illustrates the Golden Section or Divine Proportion.
Another interesting relationship of golden section to the design of the human body is that there are:
goldennumber.net /body.htm   (284 words)

  
 Human Body Module Summary Page 1
The Human Body Module consists of four sequential investigations that engage students in thoughtful activities about the form and function of a most remarkable machine, their own body.
Compare the bones and muscles in their own bodies to photographs and models.
Develop an awareness of human bone and muscle structure and function and an appreciation for the versatility of the human body.
lhsfoss.org /scope/folio/html/HumanBody/1.html   (145 words)

  
 Education World ® - Lesson Planning: The Human Body: An Online Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The human body is the most fascinating and fantastic machine in existence.
Human Anatomy Online is a fascinating and fact-filled tour of the human body for students in middle school and above.
At the other end of the spectrum, Nature's Best: The Human Body, a site intended for high school students, provides a extremely comprehensive look at the human body's circulatory, digestive, immune, nervous, muscular, reproductive, respiratory, and skeletal systems.
www.education-world.com /a_lesson/lesson065.shtml   (1415 words)

  
 Human Body Webquest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Human Body is a wonderful, complicated machine whose parts all work together to keep the body healthy.
You are going to learn how the digestive, respiratory, and circulatory systems all work together in your body to give it the fuel and energy you need to learn new things, play with your friends, and climb trees.
I have listed all the places a breath of air travels in the body, beginning when the breath is inhaled through the mouth or nose and ending when the breath is exhaled through the mouth or nose.
webtech.kennesaw.edu /rcipolla/webquest.htm   (487 words)

  
 Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Anatomy—branch of biology concerned with the study of body structure of various organisms, including humans
The Bartleby.com edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings—many in color—from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.
Articulation of the Manubrium and Body of the Sternum
www.bartleby.com /107   (314 words)

  
 The National Library of Medicine's Visible Human Project
AnatQuest: the overall goal of the AnatQuest project is to explore and implement new visually and compelling ways to bring anatomic images from the Visible Human dataset to the general public.
The Visible Human Project ATLAS of Functional Human Anatomy, version 1.0 The Head and Neck, developed under contract to the NLM by the University of Colorado Center for Human Simulation.
Banvard, Richard A., The Visible Human Project® Image Data Set From Inception to Completion and Beyond, Proceedings CODATA 2002: Frontiers of Scientific and Technical Data, Track I-D-2: Medical and Health Data, Montréal, Canada, October, 2002.
www.nlm.nih.gov /research/visible/visible_human.html   (386 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Illustrated Guide to the Human Body   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a reassuring, easily understood text on our bodies as they exist in their ideal state, as well as common disorders and treatments.
Both The Children's Atlas of the Human Body (Millbrook, 1994) and The Body Atlas (Oxford, 1994) are designed to be accessible to children.
The illustrations are amazing, and the explanations of the human body, its functions, and disorders related to each system are clear and understandable.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1564589927?v=glance   (1376 words)

  
 MSIChicago | Exhibits | Body Slices
These displays of human body slices represent a rare look into the amazing and complex structure of the human body.
The bodies were frozen and then carefully cut into sections with a band saw.
In 2005, the Museum unveiled a new look for the body slices, featuring new containers and display units that enhance the visitor experience and will ensure the long-term preservation of the specimens.
www.msichicago.org /exhibit/body_slices   (130 words)

  
 bodypf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Human Anatomy Online The systems of the body are described via text, pictures, and animation.
Nature's Best: The Human Body Contains information about the circulatory, digestive, immune, nervous, muscular, reproductive, skeletal, and respiratory systems.
Human Lymphatic System Tutorial An articles that provides an overview of the lymphatic system.
pio.wsd.wednet.edu /library/body/bodypf.html   (849 words)

  
 The human body | Science Lesson Plan
You can draw whatever body parts youwant to learn ahead of time, copy how many you need, and cut them out ahead of time, then have the kids color them in class.
Each partner took turns 'tracing' their partner's body outline onto a long piece of newsprint paper with a pencil.
Then each student got their 'body parts' out and glued them onto their body in the proper places.
www.teachnet.com /lesson/science/biology/thehumanbody.html   (340 words)

  
 Visual Bodily Proportions: Figure Drawing LAB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Some standards for measurement of the human body have been established by artists working with the figure.
The human figure is an average of 7 heads high.
The drawing entitled Vitruvian Man is based on a model of ideal proportions established by the ancient Roman Vitruvius.
www2.evansville.edu /drawinglab/body.html   (237 words)

  
 The Human Body
Human Body - Teaching theme from ABC Teach.
Teaching the Human Body - This site is for ESOL teachers, but is an incredible resource for anyone that would be teaching a unit on the human body.
Human Body - WebQuest - You will have to scroll down a bit for the WebQuest.
edtech.kennesaw.edu /web/humanbo.html   (364 words)

  
 Human Body Sites
human body model shows the systems of the body and offers explanation to function.
It covers the many facets of the human body.
The human body is made up is made of numerous systems.
www.oswego.org /staff/cchamber/resources/humanbody.cfm   (347 words)

  
 Body Snatchers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The human body is one of the most amazing machines in the world.
The body is so complicated that it is sometimes easier to think about the different systems separately.
In this project you will be exploring the human body and the actual diseases that attack the body parts.
www.nevada.edu /~dpowell/bodysnatchers.html   (1103 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Human Body (DK Revealed) (DK Revealed)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Heading off each section is a double-page-spread illustration of the highlighted area of the body, with an overlay allowing children to see how its various parts fit together.
Then the usual DK format kicks in: cropped and cutaway photos (many highly magnified) and diagrams arranged in a seemingly random fashion across each themed double-page spread, accompanied by tightly worded captions explaining and expanding briefly on the content of the pictures.
Start with a picture of a human head; read all about the outer surface of the brain beneath the skull and the protective fluid that encases it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0789488825?v=glance   (682 words)

  
 The Human Animal--Human Body lesson plan (grades 6-8)--DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Human body language, including gestures and facial expressions, is used to communicate in countless subtle and complex ways.
The origins of gestures may go back thousands of years, and a gesture may change in meaning as it is passed from one generation to the next.
Understands that heredity, culture, and personal experience interact in shaping human behavior, and that the relative importance of these influences is not clear in most circumstances.
school.discovery.com /lessonplans/programs/thehumananimal   (1480 words)

  
 Human Body ebook. Elementary human body lesson plans for kids. Human body riddles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This human body book requires the use of frames.
Students at Malletts Bay School in Colchester, Vermont learned about the Human Body through lessons given by Mrs.
Students researched the human body and wrote reports on the various body parts: the brain, heart, intestines, lungs, muscles, skeleton, skin, stomach, veins and arteries.
www.apples4theteacher.com /elibrary/bodybook.html   (96 words)

  
 Health
Head to toe science over 40 eye popping spine tingling heart pounding activities that teach kids about the human body
From head to toe the amazing human body and how it works
Youre tall in the morning but shorter at night and other amazing facts about the human body
www.imcpl.org /kids/guides/health/index.html   (131 words)

  
 ReferenceResources:HumanBody
Images of parts of the human body (some in color, others in fl and white)
Inner Explorers goes inside the human body to discover a cough.
Different parts of your body are made of different kinds of cells.
www.kidinfo.com /Health/Human_Body.html   (332 words)

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