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Human Body. Amazing Heart Facts. Originally appeared on the NOVA Web site Cut to the Heart.

Amazing Heart Facts

Sure, you know how to steal hearts, win hearts, and break hearts. But how much do you really know about your heart and how it works? Read on to your heart's content! Put your hand on your heart. Did you place your hand on the left side of your chest? Map of the Human Heart | Amazing Heart Facts The Artificial Human | Pioneering Surgeon | Operation: Heart Transplant Resources | Transcript | Site Map | Electric Heart Home Editor's Picks | Previous Sites | Join Us/E-mail | TV/Web Schedule About NOVA | Teachers | Site Map | Shop | Jobs | Search | To print PBS Online | NOVA Online | WGBH.

Organtrail. The Human Body: 14 StudyJams! Interactive Science Activities. The Human Body The human body is all about cooperation.

The Human Body: 14 StudyJams! Interactive Science Activities

Learn how cells, tissues, and organs all work together to make your body run. The Skeletal System The skeletal system has a mission: to provide strength and movement. It also has a partner, the muscular system. The Muscular System Every time you go out to play, thank your muscular system. The Circulatory System The circulatory system is like the body's superhighway, helping all the things our bodies need get where they need to go! The Respiratory System Take a deep breath. Memory - Mapping Memory 3D Interactive. National Geographic Magazine Tales of the Giant Subscribe to National Geographic North America’s most valuable resource is at risk See how the Great Lakes food web is in trouble These maps show how dramatically fertilizer is choking the Great Lakes What the lullabies we sing to our children reveal about us In Russia’s far north, legends and lives are frozen in time Snakebites kill tens of thousands of Africans a year Saber-toothed cats were surprising heavyweights Don’t let the pandemic rob us of joyful traditions.

Human Body, Human Body Information, Facts, News, Photos. Beyond the Brain What goes on within the human skull is more complex and fantastic than anyone imagined.

Human Body, Human Body Information, Facts, News, Photos

And scientists are finding ways to delve even deeper into what we know of the mind. Mending Broken Hearts Cheeseburgers, smoking, stress—risk factors for heart disease, a malady reaching global epidemic proportions. Now, discoveries about genetic triggers may help us spot trouble before it starts. Unmasking Skin Equal parts armor, air-conditioning system, and genetic heritage, skin is more than skin-deep. Scientists are probing beneath the surface of the body's largest organ. The Blood Typing Game. Bone Biology for Kids. Color & Vision Matters. The human eye can see 7,000,000 colors.

Color & Vision Matters

Some of these are eyesores. Certain colors and color relationships can be eye irritants, cause headaches, and wreak havoc with human vision. Other colors and color combinations are soothing. Consequently, the appropriate use of color can maximize productivity, minimize visual fatigue, and relax the whole body. Which color is the most irritating? Yellow, pure bright lemon yellow is the most fatiguing color. In practical application, bright yellow - when used in large areas, will irritate the eyes.

Also, beware of bright yellow legal pads (but this may give you a jolt and temporarily wake your brain up) and do not use yellow as a background on your computer monitor. Quia - Integumentary System Review Game. Respiratory System. Gut Week Game. Human Anatomy. CELLS alive! Human Anatomy: Learn All About the Human Body at Build-A-Body. Overview Learn about the body's systems with this drag and drop game.


Choose organs from the organ tray, and place them in their correct position within the body to create organ systems. Build-A-Body is a drag and drop game where players are tasked with assembling an organ system from a set of organs. Players may then attempt case studies where a functional problem with a system must be linked to the organ affected. How to play Build-a-Body Choose organs from the organ tray, drag and drop them in their correct position within the body to build each system. Teaching with Build-a-Body Build-a-body is an awesome tool to introduce and teach concepts of human anatomy and human physiology. Early Childhood Education with Build-a-Body Where does my food go? Science & Nature - Human Body and Mind - Interactive Body. Virtual Sports Injury Clinic = Sports injuries, treatment, rehabilitation, exercises and more. Human Anatomy and Physiology.