The Respiratory System supplies the blood with oxygen so the blood can deliver oxygen to all parts of the body. The respiratory system does this by inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide. Listed below are books and websites to help you learn about this amazing body system.
Websites, Activities, Printables & Databases:
- DK Find Out! Lungs and Breathing
- KidsHealth: Your Lungs & Respiratory System
- Science Museum of Minnesota: About Your Lungs
- Wonderopolis: Why Do Your Lungs Burn When You Run in the Cold?
- Wonderopolis: How Many Breaths Do You Take Each Day?
- Wonderopolis: How Long Can You Hold Your Breath Under Water?
Learn about other body systems:
e-Books & Audiobooks
Use your indyPL Library Card to check out books about the respiratory system at any of our locations, or check out respiratory system e-books and audiobooks from OverDrive Kids right to your device! If you have never used OverDrive before, you can learn how to use it for both e-books and audiobooks.
Need more help? Ask a Library staff member at any of our locations or call, text or email Ask-a-Librarian. Additionally, the Tinker Station helpline at (317) 275-4500 is also available. It is staffed by device experts who can answer questions about how to read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone.
Human Body Facts and Functions Revealed in Diagrams, Infographics, and Photographs
Books for kids that explore the digestive, circulatory, nervous, excretory, muscular, and respiratory systems. Learn the names of each body part and all the details about how they function together to keep us breathing, dancing, jumping and running.