NSTA Science Store Books on Body of Knowledge

In addition to these fine selections, NSTA offers many other books; to learn more, visit http://store.nsta.org.

Human Body Explorations

Grades 5–8

Why can’t some people drink milk? How does blood from your feet flow "uphill" to your heart? Help students discover the science of their own bodies through the 28 explorations mapped out in this teacher-friendly book. Divided into the "observable body" and the "secret body," this book includes detailed instructions, background explanations, and reproducible explorer’s guides for students.

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Head to Toe Science: Over 40 Eye-Popping, Spine-Tingling, Heart-Pounding ActivitiesThat Teach Kids about the Human Body

Grades K–8

From its silly title on, this lively book promotes serious fun with 46 active projects for learning about the body’s many systems, including brain, circulatory, skeletal, and reproductive.


Clones, Cats, and Chemicals: Thinking Scientifically about Controversial Issues

NSTA Press

Grades 5–12

Clones, Cats, and Chemicals examines 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, technology, and mathematics and helps you challenge students to confront scientific and social problems that offer few black-and-white solutions.

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