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In conjunction with the Exploratorium's current "Revealing Bodies" exhibit, the Learning Studio has put together a list of some (not all!) of the books, videos, CD-ROMs, and other resources available here. You may also find some of these at your local public library or bookstore.

If your library uses the Library of Congress system, as ours does, the most helpful categories to browse in will be QM 1-695 (human anatomy, QP 1-981 physiology (human and other) and QH 300-705.5 (general biology).

If your library uses the Dewey Decimal system, look in 573 through 575 (physical anthropology, biology and evolution) and 610 (medical sciences) through 617 (surgery & related medical specialities).

Books labeled "ACT" are classroom activity books. All others are in our general collection.

Watch this page! We'll update it as we add to the collection and identify useful websites on imaging and imagining the human body.

Resources in the Learning Studio

A.D.A.M. [computer file] : the inside story.
QM 23.2 .A4 1996

Anatomy & physiology : laboratory manual / Catherine Parker Anthony, Gary A. Thibodeau
QP 44 .A57 1983

Anatomy and physiology [by] Edwin B. Steen [and] Ashley Montagu
QP 36 .S835 1959

Anatomy, descriptive and surgical ["Gray’s Anatomy"] / by Henry Gray ; edited by T. Pickering Pick and Robert Howden
QM 23.2 .G731 1974

The art of the body : for children and adults / by Margaret Steele & Cindy Estes.
QM 25 .S75 1998

The bare naked book / written by Kathy Stinson ; illustrated by Heather Collins.
QP 37 .S75 1986

Basic physiology and anatomy [by] Ellen E. Chaffee [and] Esther M. Greisheimer.
QP 34.5 .C48 1974

Behold man : a photographic journey of discovery inside the body / Lennart Nilsson, in collaboration with Jan Lindberg ; text by David H. Ingvar, Stig Nordfeldt, Rune Pettersson ; translator Ilona Munck ; drawings by Bernt Forsblad.
QP 38 .N6313 1973

Biomechanics of human motion [by] Marian Williams [and] Herbert R. Lissner
QP 303 .W58 1962

Blood and guts : a working guide to your own insides / written and illustrated by Linda Allison, assisted by David Katz
ACT QP 37 .A52 1976

The body : and how it works / written by Steve Parker ; illustrated by Giovanni Caselli, Giuliano Fornari, Sergio v
QP 37 .P268 1992

The body in question / Jonathan Miller
QP 39 .M54 1978

The bones & skeleton gamebook / by Karen C. Anderson and Stephen Cumbaa. ACT
ACT QM 101 .A53 1993

Bones, bodies, and bellies / Diane A. Vaszily, Peggy K. Perdue ; illustrations by Karen Waiksnis DiSorbo.
ACT QM 27 .V37 1994

A celebration of neurons : an educator's guide to the human brain / Robert Sylwester.
QP 360.5 .S96 1995

A child is born / Lennart Nilsson.
RG 525 .N5413 1990

Cow eyes, beef hearts, & worms / conceived, constructed and doodled by B.K. Hixson.
ACT QP 42 .H59 1992

De humani corporis fabrica [computer file] : Basel, 1543 / Andreas Vesalius.
QM 21 .V418 1998

Everybody has a body : science from head to toe : activities for teachers of children ages 3-6 / by Robert E. Rockwell, Robert A. Williams, Elizabeth A. Sherwood ; illustrated by Laurel J. Sweetman
ACT QM 27 .R63 1992

Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus [CD-ROM] : Frankfurt, 1628 / Wil Harvey.
QP 101 .H36 1998

Bill Nye the Science Guy! playing cards [realia] : Human body and physical science / United States Game Systems.
ACT Q 164 .B57 1996

From head to toe : [respiratory, circulatory, and skeletal systems] / editors, Arthur Wiebe, Larry Ecklund, Sheryl Mercier ; writing team Art Arkers ... [et al] ; illustrations by Sheryl Mercier
ACT QA 139 .F76 1986

The how and why activity wonder book of the human body / written by Q. L. Pearce ; illustrated by Lesley Boney.
ACT QP 37 .P43 1986

How your body works / Susan L. Engel-Arieli.
QP 36 .E64 1994

Human anatomy for children; your body and how it works / Goldsmith, Ilse
QM 26 .G65 1969

The human body & how it works / by Angela Royston ; illustrated by Rob Shone & Chris Forsey
QP 37 .R78 1991

The human body / by Heather Amery and Jane Songi
QM 27 .A47 1994

The human body / created by Gallimard Jeunesse and Sylvaine Pérols ; illustrated by Sylvaine Pérols.
QM 27 .P47 1996

The human body / Jonathan Miller and David Pelham.
QM 25 .M54 1983b

The human body / written by David Jefferies ; illustrated by Kathy Bruce.
ACT QM 30 .J44 1993

The human body : a science workbook for ages 4-6 / written by Mary Kraynak Bozansky and Bailey Kennedy ; illustrated by Dave Lowe
ACT QM 27 .B79 1997

The human body : an amazing inside look at you! / Steve Parker ; consulting editor, Tim Wootton.
QP 37 .P2693 1996

Human body explorations: hands-on investigations of what makes us tick / Karen Kalumuck and The Exploratorium Teacher Institute [In process, available soon]

Bill Nye the Science Guy [videorecording] : the human body : the inside scoop! / The Walt Disney Company.
QP 37 .H895 1990

Images of the body / Philippe Comar.
QP 31.2 .C66 1999

Incredible human machine [videorecording] / National Geographic Society ; Wolper Productions ; written, produced & directed by Irwin Rosten.
QP 38 .I6 1986x

Intimate universe : the human body / Anthony Smith
QP 34.5 .S6 1998

Janice VanCleave's play and find out about the human body : easy experiments for young children.
ACT QP 37 .V364 1998

Janice VanCleave's the human body for every kid : easy activities that make learning science fun.
ACT QP 37 .V36 1995

Journey into the brain [CD-ROM] / Morphonix Software. (requires Windows 95/98 or Mac OS 7.5 or newer, 16 MB RAM.
QP 376 .J68 1998

The magic school bus : inside the human body / by Joanna Cole ; illustrated by Bruce Degen.
QM 27 .C65 1989

Mind your own body [videorecording] / QED Communications, Inc.
QP 37 .M56 1994
Series: 101 through 112

Outside and inside you / by Sandra Markle.
QM 27 .M37 1991

Outside-in : a lift-the-flap body book / Clare Smallman ; with illustrations by Edwina Riddell.
QP 37 .S63 1986

Our bodies : early childhood / Ann Flagg ; Debra J. Weinheimer, contributing author
ACT QM 27 .F53 1995

Science and ourselves : worksheets and activities to explore the human body / by Lucia Kemp Henry.
ACT QP 37 .H460 1989

Science rock [videorecording] / produced by Scholastic Rock, Inc. in association with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ; executive producer, Tom Yohe ; producers, George Newall, Radford Stone.
Q 163 .S33 1995x

Shape and strength [videorecording] / Yorkshire Television, Journal Films ; executive producer, Chris Jelley, series producer, Adam Hart-Davis.
TA 405 .S53 1987

Skeleton / written by Steve Parker
QL 821 ,P2 1988s

Structure & function of the body / Catherine Parker Anthony, Gary A. Thibodeau ; with 327 illustrations, Ernest W. Beck, illustrator.
QP 34.5 .A58 1984

Rapid review anatomy reference guide / Anatomical Chart Company
QM 25 .O5 1996

The universe within [videorecording] / producer, Beth Hoppe ; written by Beth Hoppe & Bill Lattanzi ; a Nova production by Sveriges Television and NHK Japan in association with WGBH Boston.
QP 38 .U55 1995

The visual dictionary of the human body
QM 27 .V57 1991

The well child coloring book : a child's guided tour through the body : how it works, how to keep it healthy / Mike Samuels and Nancy Samuels ; drawings by Wendy Frost.
QP 37 .S26 1983

What is a bellybutton? : first questions and answers about the human body.
ACT QP 37 .W43 1993

The World’s best anatomical charts on CD-ROM / Anatomical Chart Company
QM 25 .W67 1997

You and your body / Susan Meredith, Kate Needham and Mike Unwin.
QP 37 .M47 1993

Your body / Irene Fekete & Peter Dorrington Ward.
Q 121 .J86 1984

Your insides / by Joanna Cole ; illustrated by Paul Meisel.
QP 37 .C64 1992

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