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Science: Human Biology

Provides access to a range of print and online resources to support this subject.

Books in the Nettlefold Library

Below is a selection of books available on the human body. Browse the library catalogue for additional books.

Circulatory System

Heart (BBC)

A 3D image of the heart and detailed information regarding its structure and function.


The Nervous System

Science: Human Body & Mind (BBC)
A useful diagram that provides a short description of  the parts of the nervous system

Respiratory System

Canadian Lung Association
Provides information about lungs and diseases that affect the respiratory system.

Lungs (BBC Science)
A basic 3D image of the lungs and a detailed outline of their structure and function.

Living Lung App
Beautiful 3D interactive illustrations of the lungs. Ideal for learning about inhalation and exhalation.  Free for iPad 2 or newer.

Excretory System

The Urinary Tract and How it Works (American National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse)
Provides good information on the organs associated with the urinary tract.

Kidneys (BBC Science)
Provides a 3D image of kidneys and detailed information about their structure and function.

Bladder (BBC Science)

Provides a 3D image of the bladder and detailed information about its structure and function.

Digestive System

The following links from BBC Science provide 3D images of the organs associated with the digestive system and also detailed information regarding their structure and function.


Gall Bladder

Small Intestine

Large Intestine