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Excretory System Resources

digestive systemThe Digestive and Excretory Systems

by Susan Dudley Gold
Enslow Publishers 2004

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0766020223

Explore your digestive system through the use of things you have right in your own kitchen. Hands-on experiments help parents and their children learn all about body waste.

Excretory System

by Robert Silverstein
21st Century Publishers 1997

LungsAges 9-12
ISBN: 080502834X

One of a series of books on the human body. Follow the journey of food from food and nutrition to how waste is formed. Take a look at animals and their waste. Then explore all forms of body waste including skin, lungs, urine, and the digestive system.

The Truth about Poop

toilet paperby Susan E. Goodman
Viking Juvenile Publishers 2004

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0670036749

A cartoon laden look at excrement, this book covers everything from the invention of toilet paper to how we use excrement to fertilize farms.

Gee Whiz! It's all About Pee

by Susan E. Goodman
Viking Juvenile Publishers 2006

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 067006064X

Another in the series about body waste. This book covers the discussion of urine in a humorous way that will keep students' attention.

The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts

skunkby Shinta Cho
Kane/Miller Book Publishers 2001

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 1929132158

Learn how gas is formed and see the passage of food through the digestive system. Find out why we and other creatures have flatulence and burping.

Blood and Goo and Boogers Too: A Heart-pounding Pop-up Guide to the Circulatory & Respiratory Systems

nose pickerby Steve Alton
Dial Publishers 2009

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0803733259

A fun pop-up book to learn about all forms of body waste including boogers, the respiratory system, blood, germs, and snot. As many pop-up books offer, this one also contains levers and pull tabs to allow exploration.

tongueChewy, Gooey, Rumble, Plop

by Steve Alton
Dial Publishers 2009

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0803732260

Follow the journey of food as it travels through the digestive system from eating and taste buds to what comes out at the other end. Pop-ups with pull tabs add another dimension to the already amazingly fun book.

Why Is Snot Green?

by Glenn Murphy
Flash Point Publishers 2009

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 1596435003

Kids of all ages will enjoy finding out the answers to this and many other questions about the body and other science topics.

How Do Your Lungs Work?

lungsby Don L. Curry
Children's Press Publishers 2004

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0516278568

Rookie Read-About Health books bring you the process of breathing. The respiratory system is covered in this volume of the popular health series. Thorough and detailed with lots of photographs and graphics to help follow the instruction.

Where Does Your Food Go?

by Wiley Blevins
Children's Press Publishers 2004

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0516278541

The introduction to the digestive system is this installment of Rookie Read-About Health books. Find out what happens to your food after you eat it. This book discusses the entire path of food from teeth and saliva to the small and large intestine.

I Wonder Why I Blink: And Other Questions About My Body

blinkby Brigid Avison
Kingfisher Publishers 2003

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0753456109

Another in a series of science books for beginning readers and early scientists. A perfect way to introduce the body and bodily functions. Find out about hiccups, sneezing and other mysteries of the human body.

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