Describes how the heart pumps blood throughout the body.
Lesson plan includes introduction, modeling, prompting questions, two days of direct instruction, guided practice, individual practice, homework and closure. "Identify the location, function and structure of the heart. Demonstrate the overall distribution of blood in the circulatory system followed by a brief overview of arteries and veins." - M. Divya
These lessons are based on the series of three videos about the human heart. On the left side menu, has tabs to take you to each episode lesson. You do need Adobe flash to play the "Tour of the Heart". Video clips require Windows Media player (which can be added as an extension to your browser.)
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Heart.
Looks at how the ecology and evolution of the horseshoe crab led to compounds useful to medicine.
Learn about an animal with a reversible heart. Why would an organism need something like that?
This study guide provides an overview of the circulatory system: the heart (chambers, valves), blood vessels (arteries, veins, capillaries), blood (components, blood type), pulmonary circuit, systemic circuit, and cardiovascular diseases.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Heart.