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Functions of the Heart & Circulatory System Learning Path

By Aoife McDonnell

Resources to guide students through the functions of each part of the heart along with detailing how the organ interacts with the circulatory system.
6 resources in this Learning Path

1

Circulatory System Guide

https://apan.net/meetings/busan03/m...los/blood-rlo/circulatorysystem.swf Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

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).

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Student reference when completing resource on the heart and the circulatory system.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Tim & Moby - Circulatory System

http://www.mrcjcs.com/8.Circulation.swf Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference / Simulation

(Flash required)
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?'.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Student homework exercise to find the answer to the question ' How does the blood flow through our body?'

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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3

Heart: Taking Your Pulse

http://lessons.e-learningforkids.or...rt_and_Circulation/heart_object.swf Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

(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.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. 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

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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4

The Circulatory System Activity - BBC Bitesize

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebi.../0_anatomy_circulatorysys_act.shtml Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

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.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Project animation onto the board to guide students through the learning of the cardiovascular system and heart rate.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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5

Heart & Circulation - Reference with Animations

https://www.abpischools.org.uk/topic/heartandcirculation/1/1 Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Simulation

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.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Interactive site where the student attempts questions on the heart and the circulation system.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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6

The Heart Guide

http://educypedia.karadimov.info/library/heart.swf Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

(Flash required)
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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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Student reference when completing project work on the heart.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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