How Your Brain Works (Your Body at Work Series)

How Your Brain Works (Your Body at Work Series)

by Carol Ballard


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How Your Brain Works (Your Body at Work Series) by Carol Ballard

Ever wonder how you breathe, think, move, see, hear, smell, and touch, sometimes all at once? The human body is an amazing machine-every part has an important job to do to keep us alive and healthy. Each book in the series takes you on a journey to discover how a different system of the human body functions, and is packed with helpful illustrations, vivid photographs, and fun activities.

Each book in this series includes:

Reader-friendly text style for easy comprehension

Easy-to-follow experiments that explain how each body system works

Fun step-by-step activities that encourage interest

Colorful photographs

Clear diagrams and illustrations

The brain is the control center of the body-it sends messages to other body parts that allow us to walk, talk, or play the piano. It also creates thoughts and feelings. Find out what your brain is made of and how the nervous system helps it work. Discover what happens when you sleep and how memories are stored. Learn how to keep your brain in tip-top shape.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433941030
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2010
Series: Your Body at Work Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Thinking 4

What Does the Brain Do? 6

What Is the Brain Made Of? 8

A Brain Map 10

Brain and Nerves 12

Information In and Out 14

How Quick Are You? 16

Emergency Messages 18

Awake and Asleep 20

Memory 22

Test Your Memory 24

How Do We Learn? 26

When Things Go Wrong 28

Glossary 30

Further Reading 31

Index 32

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