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No organ quite symbolizes love like the heart. One reason may be that your heart helps you live, by moving ~5 liters (1.3 gallons) of blood through almost 100,000 kilometers (62,000 miles) of blood vessels every single minute! It has to do this all day, everyday, without ever taking a vacation! Now that is true love. Learn about how the heart works, how blood flows through the heart, where the blood goes after it leaves the heart, and what your heart is doing when it makes the sound “Lub Dub.”

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Anatomy & Physiology

High School - College | Android App

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Gastrointestinal system physiology

College | Online class

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Introductory Human Physiology

College | Online class

In this course, students learn to recognize and to apply the basic concepts that govern integrated body function (as an intact organism) in the body’s nine organ systems.

Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body Is Telling Us

College | Online class

The vital signs – heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, respiration rate, and pain – communicate important information about the physiological status of the human body. In this six-part...

The Anatomy Coloring Book (4th Edition) | Coloring Concepts

High School - College | Book

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Anatomy & Physiology

High School - College | Online class

You probably have a general understanding of how your body works. But do you fully comprehend how all of the intricate functions and systems of the human body work together to keep you healthy?...

Muscular-skeletal system physiology

College | Online class

How do our muscles work? When we decide to kick a ball or shake a leg, how do we get our bodies to do that? Which muscles do we control? Which muscles control us? Learn how our muscles work at the...

Lymphatic system physiology

College | Online class

Your heart pumps roughly 20 L of blood throughout the day to your tissues. The plasma component of blood (not containing blood cells) leaks out through capillaries (the tiniest of blood vessels)...

Organ systems

College | Online class

3A: The very fact that you are able to understand this sentence means that neurons in your brain (85 billion in total) are talking to each other. Neurons are the living substance of the nervous...

Endocrine system physiology

College | Online class

When you’re nervous before an important speech, or asking someone out on a date, you might feel butterflies in your stomach. This is actually the result of your endocrine system releasing hormones!...

Immune system physiology

College | Online class

Chances are, you’ve had a fever or a cough at least once in your life (unless you live in a bubble, in which case you should probably go out more!) Have you ever wondered why your body reacts this...

DK The Human Body

8th - High School | iPhone/iPad

A multi-award winning app that takes a ground-breaking look into the human body with highly accurate, visual and accessible information. The wonders of human anatomy are explored and explained in a...

The Magic School Bus: A Journey into the Human Body

1st - 3rd | Book, Product

Ms Frizzle and her students take Young Scientists on a wild ride into the human body with these breathtaking experiments. Young Scientists bend bones, make joints, map taste buds, expand lungs,...

Circulatory system physiology

College | Online class

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Renal system physiology

College | Online class

3B: If you want to learn more about the renal system, then urine the right place! (Pun aside, the kidneys are about more than just making urine). Every thirty minutes, your kidneys filter the...

A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy

9th - College | Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

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Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Package

7th - 9th | Book

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Anatomy and Physiology (online)

High School | Online class

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Anatomy & Physiology Crash Course

9th - College | Online class, Online video/YouTube

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BioDigital Human: Anatomy and Health Conditions in Interactive 3D

7th - High School | Online resource

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This is my Body - Anatomy for Kids

1st - 3rd | iPhone/iPad

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3rd - 6th | Book

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Physiology and Health

High School | Book, Online class

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Anatomy and Physiology Online Course

High School - College | Online class

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Respiratory system physiology

College | Online class

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Nervous system physiology

College | Online class

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College | Online class

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Integumentary system physiology

College | Online class

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Reproductive system physiology

College | Online class

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