Endocrine System for Kids

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The Endocrine System

The endocrine system consists of many small organs responsible for the release of hormones. The endocrine system regulates metabolism, growth and development, tissue function and mood. The Endocrine System Web Guide provides resources for teaching the system and study materials for students.

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Endocrine System Basics

Learn about the function of the endocrine system and find diagrams of the endocrine system online. ... read more »

Endocrine System for Kids

Maybe you’re a parent looking for a way to explain to your child why his or her body is changing. Or maybe you’re a teacher looking for supplemental information for your lesson plans. The sites below can have you armed and ready to teach the endocrine system for kids.

Insights for the Endocrine System for Kids

  • It’s a good idea for kids to have a teacher or parent go through these sites with them. Not only is the subject matter likely to provoke questions but it’s also reassuring for kids to be accompanied by someone who’s already gone through—and survived—the often scary transitional process of puberty.

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Functions of the Endocrine System

The pituitary gland of the endocrine system is often considered the master gland of the body, and ... read more »

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