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Your brilliant body. Your strong brilliant bones and marvellous muscular system : find out how your body works!
Your brilliant body. Your strong brilliant bones and marvellous muscular system : find out how your body works!
Mason, Paul, 1967-2015
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Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System takes a different approach to teaching the reader about the skeletal and muscular syetems. Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your bones are stronger than some kinds of steel! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how body's bones and muscles work. Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Brilliant Bones and Marvellous Muscular System looks at the structure of the bones and muscles and how they work together to support the body and keep it moving! What are bones made of? Which is the biggest and which is the smallest? What different types of muscle are there, and what jobs do they do? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title. The Your Brilliant Body series includes: 'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideas Amazing fact panels to intrigue the reader Advice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.
Imprint:
London : Wayland, 2015
Collation:
32 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Includes index and glossary.Includes bibliography
Contents:
Your brilliant bones and muscles -- An engineering miracle -- The staggering spine -- Body armour -- Bend, don't break -- Bones for tricky jobs -- Marvelous muscles -- Muscle power -- Muscles out of control! -- Facing facts -- Bone breaks -- Tears and strains -- Maintenance and servicing -- Bone and muscle words -- Food for bones and muscles.
ISBN:
9780750292467
Dewey class:
611.7
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham Library ExpressJunior Science and TechnologyJ 611.7 MASIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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