Watch and understand why the body needs a wide range of nutrients to maintain itself. Nutrient types are illustrated through common examples of food. Special emphasis is placed on healthy eating habits. Concepts and terminology include: nutrients, food, energy, digestive system, carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, saturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, vitamins, minerals, calcium, water, fiber, metabolism, calorie, balanced diet, food pyramid, food labels, junk food, and healthy eating habits.
This video takes students on a fascinating journey, following food as it travels through the digestive system. Clear animations illustrate the functions of the major digestive and excretory structures. Concepts and terminology include: nutrients, salivary glands, teeth, mechanical and chemical digestion, esophagus, peristalsis, stomach, small intestine, enzymes, chyme, villi, large intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, metabolism, colon cancer, acid reflux, kidneys, urea, and nephrons.
Maintaining a healthy body is a fundamental part of leading a fulfilling, successful life. This video program highlights many of the basic things everyone can do to maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle. Concepts and terminology include: sleep, healthy eating habits, regular exercise, safety, injuries, sickness, immunizations, positive self image, mental health, hygiene, drugs, alcohol, high-risk behavior, accident prevention, dental exam, and annual medical examination.
Whether it is the sight of colorful flowers, or the smell of freshly baked cookies, our senses are constantly at work. Breathtaking video footage and three-dimensional animations illustrate how complex sensory organs function. Special attention is also given to ways to care for sensory organs. Concepts and terminology include: senses, sensory neurons, vision, eye, structures in the eye, hearing, ears, structures of the ear, taste, smell, receptors, skin, and balance.
This colorful video highlights the major features of the skin, skeletal, and muscular systems. Live-action footage, accompanied by three-dimensional animations, illustrate these fascinating body systems. Special attention is given to the care and maintenance of skin, skeletal, and muscular systems. Concepts and terminology include: integumentary system, layers of skin, sweat glands, bone, osteocytes, periosteum, marrow, cartilage, ossification, types of joints, ligaments, types of muscle tissue, and voluntary and involuntary muscle.