For Kids

Nervous System

01/01/2020 | Human Body

The Nervous System coordinates the voluntary and involuntary movements of the body. It includes the brain, the spinal chord and the nerves. List below are books and online activities to help you learn about the amazing nervous system.

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Websites, Activities & Printables:

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

    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..

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    Reilly, Kathleen M.

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


    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.