How does the human body work? What advances have been made in medicine which enable us to understand the human body better? These programs provide a comprehensive answer to both questions in this ten-part series.
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The Human Body: How it Works
This nine-part series uses physiologic animations and illustrations, microscopic imaging, expert commentary, and footage of the body in motion to provide a thorough overview of the amazing human machine. Marvelously detailed, yet readily understandable. Viewable/printable instructor’s guides are available online. A Films for the Humanities & Sciences Production. 9-part series, 20–22 minutes each.
Subjected to frequent changes in temperature, moisture, diet, and other external conditions, the human body has developed an important regulatory system that maintains internal stability and metabolic efficiency. This program introduces students to the phenomenon of homeostasis, illustrating its crucial importance and how it works inside the body.