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The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body (original 1989; edition 1990)

by Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen (Illustrator)

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Title:The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body
Authors:Joanna Cole
Other authors:Bruce Degen (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic Press (1990), Paperback, 40 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Easy, Nonfiction, Ages 6 to 10

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The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body by Joanna Cole (1989)



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This book is chalked full of examples, visuals, and information regarding the human body. IN this book we read about the students taking a trip on The Magic School Bus to the inside of the human body. This would be a great book to use in parts as you discussed the different systems and their functions in the body. At times this series can appear overwhelming to the reader, however, I believe that it could be spaced out appropriately for student's needs and learning. ( )
  Ebarclift13 | Sep 16, 2016 |
A good book that is both fun and educational. I loved going on trips with Ms. Frizzle ^.^ ( )
  Shadow494 | Jun 20, 2016 |
I would use this book with 5th graders if we are talking about different functions of the human body. This way they will have a resource to look at. Also, students find these books interesting and humorous. I would likely read this book at the beginning of the science lesson about bodily functions.
  aburgin01 | Apr 29, 2016 |
I believe this book would be appropriate for a lower elementary classroom as an introduction to a unit on the human body. This book would be a great resource in conjunction with a science unit pertaining to the skeletal, muscular, and digestive system. After reading this book, students could pair up in order to trace their partner and correctly label the digestive system that was focused on in the story. The students could draw their own internal organs with labels and captions as to what function that organ performs.
  Emily.Clark | Apr 16, 2016 |
This magic school bus takes a journey inside of Arnolds body. They get to experience and learn about cells, the heart, the brain, the stomach, and many other things along the way. Information is presented in a very fun and engaging manner. This book is a great example of Informational because it presents true facts in an engaging manner.
Use: Research on Human Body; Research Paper
Genre: Informational Fiction
Media: Ink and Wash ( )
  Bcruz14 | Mar 13, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0590414275, Paperback)

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!

Arnold has swallowed the Magic School Bus! Now, instead of seeing an exhibit of the human body at a museum, the class is taking a look at Arnold's stomach, his intestines, his bloodstream, and more from the inside on this heart-stopping fieldtrip - one the reluctant Arnold would be happy to miss.

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A special field trip on the magic school bus allows Ms. Frizzle's class to get a first-hand look at major parts of the body and how they work.

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