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4.2: Using Arteries and Arterioles – Student Edition (Human Biology)

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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Begin this section with the Mini Activity: Taking Your Pulse.

Draw students' attention to the key ideas by displaying them on posters and/or overhead transparencies.

Activity 3-1: Blocked Arteries is the pivotal activity in this section. A thorough discussion of the activity will help students realize how important the structure and function of healthy arteries are to a healthy circulatory system.

Review the vocabulary terms listed for this section, as well as the following.

  • pulse
  • pressure
  • blood pressure

Review the Apply Your Knowledge and the Review Questions.

A suggested response will be provided upon request. Please send an email to teachers-requests@ck12.org.

Why does more blood go to muscles of the ventricles during diastole than during systole?

Taking Your Pulse Students take their pulse and compare it with their classmates'.

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