Resources to guide students through the functions of each part of the heart along with detailing how the organ interacts with the circulatory system.
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A student friendly guide to the circulatory system with textual information and visual guide. Four slides detailing the structure of the heart along with three slides examining the circulatory system (Pulmonary system, coronary system and the systemic system).View full description
Two main options to choose from; play the movie or play the quiz. Nice resource for student homework exercise to recap on a circulatory system lesson. The question explored is ' How does your blood move through your body?'.
(Flash required.) An independent reference for students to refer to when learning about taking the pulse, listening to your heart and how to keep a healthy heart. From the main menu, students can click on the highlighted words; veins, arteries, capillaries, pulmonary circulation and blood pressure for more information.View full description
Strand: 5. Biological Science
Strand unit: 4. Human Organs & Systems
Suggestions for use: Explore the presentation with your class. Students can learn to take their pulse rate by using the tips within the presentation.
Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking
BBC Bitesize has an activity for students on the circulatory system with interactive quiz throughout the animation. The animation looks at the heart rate and the cardiovascular system.View full description
10 pages detailing the heart and circulation system, looks at the structure and action of the heart and examines heart risks and the modern medicines used to treat them. Contains online activities with can be shown on full screen.View full description
A visual and textual overview of the heart linking to heart disorders, transplants, cardiovascular diseases and fast facts. A good resource for encouraging students to extend their learning of the structure of the heart to ailments.
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