Learn anatomy and biology in an interactive model of the human body — the heart beats, guts gurgle, lungs breathe, the skin feels, and eyes see.
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The Human Body is No. 1 in Tinybop’s Explorer’s Library. Each Explorer’s Library app lets kids explore the invisible and awesome wonders of STEM. Kids (and kids at heart!) ages 4+ develop foundational science literacy.
The Human Body has been downloaded more than 8 million times and has reached the #1 spot on the App Store’s education charts in 144 countries.
“The sound effects are both hilarious and compelling—the pulsing swoosh of the heart pumping is soothing, but the gassy squeaks coming from the digestive system are enough to send my kids into a fit of giggles.” — COOL MOM TECH
“What it all amounts to is a circuitous, engrossing tour through the human body—one that’s completely self-guided and unique to every user.” — WIRED
+ Explore eight interactive systems to learn human anatomy, including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, immune, and integumentary (skin) systems.
+ Discover detailed, interactive models of the heart, brain, eye, stomach, mouth, and much more.
+ Get the urogenital system as an in-app purchase.
+ Feed the body, make it run and breathe, assemble and pull apart a skeleton, see how the eye sees, watch sound vibrations travel through the ear canal, and more.
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+ Original artwork and sound design.
+ Fun for the whole family—play together, learn together.
+ No rules or levels—curiosity is rewarded.
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Ratings and Reviews
A Little Clumsy But Very Interesting
The apps controls are a bit clumsy, and it’s hard to view any system without interference from the side panel and there not being enough space to swipe the ‘switch’ all the way back and forth to change internal and external views.
I feel like you could fully enjoy this app with an iPad instead of a phone.
There’s just not enough space to explore everything without accidentally knocking over labels and things. It’s certainly better suited for kids than adults as it does not provide any readable content on each system or part- but if you’ve taken anatomy before (even just in high school) then it can be a nice reminder of our basic functions through basic observation.
It’s cute and entertaining but the clumsiness of the controls and the lack of info provided confuses me- it doesn’t provide explanation for things- it seems the goal is to learn by watching the simple mechanics of each system- which can be confusing at times and made me want to look up how exactly something worked. If you’re looking to spark curiosity in a child this is a great app- if you’re looking for an app to actually learn about the human body and it’s functions then I’d turn to the internet instead.
Developer Response ,
Hi & thank you so much for the review! We're sorry to hear that you were having trouble with the app's controls. We'd love to hear more about what you were experiencing so that we can improve the app. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 🙌 We've also created a handbook to go along with the app that explains a lot of the interactions and their functions. You can find the handbook in the parent dashboard of the app or here: https://tinybop.com/assets/handbooks/the-human-body/Tinybop-EL1-Human-Body-Handbook-EN.pdf.
SImple and cool
My son who is now 4 has loved this app for the past half year. We were learning about the human body and why he should eat healthy so that everything works well together. And this is exactly what he needed. It does not just give him the information in text or spoken form, he gets to take the lead in experimenting. He can feed the avatar too fast to where it starts getting gassy and he can feed it then try to run and see how eating too close to heavy exercise affects his digestion. He also saw how bad bacteria is fought by his white blood cells and he even made a craft and was excited by it. Thanks for such a simple but creative way to get kids exploring and learning on their own.!
Love it! Suggestion-
I love the app. It is awesome-i was thinking that maybe you could add some sort of area where it's like, sick?? So where you could see the sick cells, and have orange juice on the side so that the kid could drink orange juice and "heal" the cells. Something like that?? And maybe that eating too much candy or etc. causes it??? Just suggestions :) and when you do the teeth thing-it's not very realistic because the teeth get bad right away :/ u can't feed it water melon without it turning bad right away :( other than that it's all good!! Just a few suggestions (sorry for the long comment)
Developer Response ,
Hi! Thank you so much for the suggestions. I will share these with the rest of the team! To see what happens to your body when you're sick, look at the immune system part of the app. For example, tap on the mouth or nose. Drag macrophages to the bacteria or viruses. What happens? Also, look at the digestive system part of the app. Feed your avatar a lot of sugary foods. What happens when you do that? You can get more of these interaction hints from our handbook: https://tinybop.com/assets/handbooks/the-human-body/Tinybop-EL1-Human-Body-Handbook-EN.pdf. Thank you again for the suggestions! If you have any other comments or suggestions, please feel free to email us at email@example.com. 🙌 😀
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- The Urogenital System $0.99
- The Immune System $0.99
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