The following books and websites contain additional information, activities, and enrichment options. The books may be available through publishers, distributors such as bookstores or online retailers, or library systems.

For Students

Cells and Systems
Holly Wallace, Heinemann, 2003
Human Body
Steve Parker, DK, 2004
The World of the Cell: Life on a Small Scale
Robert Snedden, Heinemann, 2002

For Teachers

How the Body Works
Steve Parker, Reader's Digest, 1999
Janice VanCleave's The Human Body for Every Kid
Janice VanCleave, Wiley, 1995


My Body—Shockwave Version
Inside the Human Body—The Respiratory System

For additional websites, see the Best of the Net feature at and sites recommended by the National Science Teachers Association at