Eyewitness Series: Human Body, 1st Edition

  • Richard Walker University of Calgary
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  • ISBN-10: 0756656109
  • ISBN-13: 9780756656102
  • DDC: 611
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 11th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Human Body.
2: Myths, Magic, and Medicine.
3: Study and Dissection.
4: The Microscopic Body.
5: Looking Inside the Body.
6: The Body's Framework.
7: Inside Bones.
8: Joints between Bones.
9: The Body's Muscles.
10: The Moving Body.
11: The Nervous System.
12: The Brain.
13: Inside the Brain.
14: Skin and Touch.
15: Eyes and Seeing.
16: Ears and Hearing.
17: Smell and Taste.
18: Chemical Messengers.
19: The Heart.
20: In Circulation.
21: The Blood.
22: Breathing to Live.
23: Inside the Lungs.
24: Eating.
25: Digestion.
26: Waste Disposal.
27: Male and Female.
28: A New Life.
29: Growth and Development.
30: Future Bodies.
31: Timeline.
32: Find out More.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Richard Walker

Richard Walker completed his Ph.D. in animal physiology at Michigan State University in 1975 and immediately accepted a faculty position at the University of Calgary in the Department of Biological Sciences, where he remains an active faculty member. While in graduate school, Richard developed a keen interest in environmental physiology and the effects of pollutants on aquatic animals. He has had the privilege of working with some of Canada’s leading environmental physiologists and has published journal articles on aluminum toxicity in brook trout. Richard loves to teach and has received several teaching excellence awards from the Students Union and from the Faculty of Science. He lectures in courses in introductory animal biology, comparative animal physiology, and human physiology and is in charge of the laboratory teaching in physiology.