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Respiratory System


07/12/2021 | Homework Help, Health & Wellness

Respiratory System

The Respiratory System supplies the blood with oxygen so the blood can deliver oxygen to all parts of the body. The respiratory system does this by inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide.

Listed below are books and websites to help you learn about the amazing respiratory system.


Websites, Activities, Printables & Databases:

DK Find Out! Lungs and Breathing
KidsHealth: Your Lungs & Respiratory System
Science Museum of Minnesota: About Your Lungs
Wonderopolis: Why Do Your Lungs Burn When You Run in the Cold?
Wonderopolis: How Many Breaths Do You Take Each Day?
Wonderopolis: How Long Can You Hold Your Breath Under Water?


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

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

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?