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Respiratory System


12/01/2019 | Human Body

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
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute: The Respiratory System
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?

Science in ContextScience in Context: Respiratory 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 Respiratory 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.