For Kids

Digestive System


03/10/2019 | Human Body

The Digestive System breaks down food into smaller pieces so it can be absorbed into the blood stream and carried to the body's cells which use it to make energy. Organs of the Digestive System include the esophagus, stomach, pancreas & small intestine.

Listed below are books, activities and databases to help you learn more about the amazing digestive system.


Websites, Activities & Printables:

Science in ContextScience in Context: Digestive System is a database you can use in any IndyPL Library Branch or at home. Login using your IndyPL library card number. Science in Context will show you biographies, magazines, videos and more about the Digestive System.


Books:

Use your indyPL Library Card to check out books about the circulatory system at any of our locations, or check out e-books and e-audiobooks from home right to your device. Need help? Call or ask a Library staff member at any of our locations or text a librarian at 317 333-6877.

Human Body Facts and Functions Revealed in Diagrams, Infographics, and Photographs

15 books for kids that explore the digestive, circulatory, nervous, excretory, muscular, and respiratory systems. Learn the names of each body part and all the details about how they function together to keep us breathing, dancing, jumping and running. #indyplkids IndyPL_CarrieW

Your Amazing Digestion From Mouth Through Intestine

Settel, Joanne

With facts, rhyme, and illustrations get answers to your most burning questions about the human body..

The Human Body

Get Under the Skin With Science Activities for Kids

Reilly, Kathleen M.

Learn about the different bodily systems that keep people breathing, moving, thinking, and staying healthy.

Illumanatomy

Davies, Kate

Rather than using clear plastic pages to reveal different layers of the body, this one uses color lenses to reveal them. Red reveals the skeleton, green reveals muscles, and blue reveals organs.