PhUn Reading

Reading about science and scientists can be PhUn, too! Check out these readings about physiology and science careers.

All levels

  • The "Science of Life Comic" Book: This campy, retro comic book explores what physiologists do, what physiology is, and how physiology research benefits both humans and animals. Download it free using the link in Resources below.

The following books were recommended as 2010 Best Books by the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science Books and Films journal (see link in Resources below). Where possible, links are provided to the World Catalogue website (WorldCat) to help you find them in your local library.

Elementary school

Middle/High school


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science Books and Films

SB&F is an online journal providing reviews of science materials (print and online) for all ages.

The Science of Life-Physiology Research in Action Comic Book

This comic book explains how physiologists' work benefits people and animals.