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Resources

Books

Adler, David. You Breathe In, You Breathe Out. New York: Franklin Watts, 1991.

Allison, Linda. Blood and Guts. NY: Little Brown and Company, 1979.

Clayman, Charles. The Human Body. NY: Dorling Kindersley, 1995.

Gaskin, John. Breathing. New York: Franklin Watts, 1984.

Kalina, Sigmund. Your Blood and Its Cargo. New York: Lothrop, Lee and Sherpard, 1974.

Kittridge, Mary. The Respiratory System. NY: Chelsea House, 1989.

Parker, Steve. How the Body Works. Pleasantville, NY: Readers Digest Association, 1994.

Parker, Steve. Look At Your body, Lungs. Connecticut: Copper Beach Books, 1996.

Parker, Steve. The Body. NY: Lorenz, 1996.

Parramon, Merce. The Invisible World: How Our Blood Circulates. NY: Chelsea House, 1994.

Simon, Seymour. The Heart. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1996.

Van Cleave, Janice. The Human Body For Every Kid. NY: Wiley, 1995.

Zubrowski, Bernie. Messing Around With Water Pumps and Siphons. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1981.

WebLinks

Know the Heart Facts
http://www.mnheart.com/heartfacts.html
More facts about the heart from Central Minnesota Heart Center at St. Cloud Hospital.

Physical Education Heart Facts
http://www.bcpl.net/~carneyel/pe_heartfacts.html
This page contains facts pertaining to the heart for students at the elementary school level.

Smokey Lung Facts
http://www.science.demon.co.uk/smoking/lungs.html
Includes some facts about lungs, explains how the lungs work, and identifies some illnesses that are lung-related.

Colored images of the heart from many angles.
http://www.auckland.ac.nz/esc/Images/Heart/

Scanning Electron Microscope images show detailed structure of the lung from whole lung to individual alveoli.
http://imglibe.lbl.gov/ImgLib/

Human anatomy illustrations and descriptions.
http://www.innerbody.com

Anatomical diagrams of the heart
http://info.med.yale.edu/caim/heartsite/heartsite.html

| lesson 1: Pulse of Life| lesson 2: Keeps on Pumpin' | lesson 3: Under Pressure | lesson 4: Sounds of the Heart | lesson 4a: Valves and Pumps | lesson 5: Lub Dub (valves) | lesson 5a: The Heart as a Pump | lesson 6: Go With the Flow | lesson 7: Lung Model | lesson 8: Ins and Outs of Respiration | lesson 9: Catch Your Breath | lesson 10: O2 CO2 Skit | lesson 11: X-Rays |

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