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Nervous System

The Nervous System coordinates the voluntary and involuntary movements of the body. Without it you couldn't move, speak, or breath. It includes the spinal chord and the nerves. It also includes the brain, which helps you think and understand. All of those body parts have to work together to make your body move. Listed below are books and online activities to help you learn about the amazing nervous system!

Websites, Activities & Printables:


Books:

Use your indyPL Library Card to check out books about the nervous system at any of our locations, or check out e-books and e-audiobooks from home right to your device. If you have never used Axis 360 or OverDrive before, you can learn how to use them for both e-books and audiobooks.

Need help? Ask a Library staff member at any of our locations or call, text, or email Ask-a-Librarian. The Tinker Station helpline at (317) 275-4500 is also available. It is staffed by device experts who can answer questions about how to read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone.

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

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.

The Human Body

Finan, Catherine C.

The human body is amazing. It makes enough energy to light a light bulb and contains acid that can burn through a piece of wood! Learn all kinds of interesting and extreme facts about your own body.

Why Don't Eyeballs Fall Out?

And Other Questions About the Human Body

Claybourne, Anna

This one answers all these questions you have wondered about but weren't sure who to ask!

It Takes Guts

How your Body Turns Food Into Fuel (and Poop)

Gardy, Jennifer

Everybody eats, and everybody poops, but did you know how important these jobs are for your mood and immune system?