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An overview of the circulatory system from the WorldBook Student online encyclopedia.
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An overview of the circulatory system from the Compton's by Britannica online encyclopedia, available through ProQuest SIRS Discoverer. "Listen" audio feature and easy citation tools.
See how your heart and your circulatory system work together to keep you going. This Kids Health Body Basics article has a great explanation of what the cardiovascular system is and how it works. The main functions of the heart in the circulatory system are described. Find out what job is done by the pulmonary artery. There is a list of and descriptions about the things that can go wrong with the heart and circulatory system.
-- Provides a wealth of knowledge about the human body, its systems and conditions -- Important information for young people -- Complements school curriculum -- Ideal for research or class use -- Written in accessible, easily understood language Take a look at how each part works to make a whole.
12 minutes, 10 seconds
The human body is a machine that is the sum of a number of independent yet interacting systems and sub-systems. There are billions of cells in the body. Blood, which flows through the circulatory system, supplies these cells with the food and oxygen they need to survive. Blood also carries away waste products from cells.
2 minutes, 27 seconds
Body systems interact to make the human body the most complex machine ever built. With all the amazing, intricate facets of the body, how do all of the systems work all together? Students will learn about how the circulatory and respiratory systems work with other body systems to allow humans to successfully perform daily activities. Vivid graphics and images illustrate the interrelationship of the body systems. Part of the Schlessinger Science Library in Action Collection.
9 minutes, 13 seconds
In an informative & amusing way, this program shows the major parts of the heart, how they work and pump blood throughout the body with a focus on how the biology applies to kids' daily lives. A fast-paced, song driven music video kicks off the show, followed by an anatomy lesson, experiments, Body Vision and 'Did You Ever?' segments. Features animation, live footage, X-rays, and demonstrations to introduce students to the human heart.
5 minutes, 15 seconds
The human body is a very complex machine. Beneath the skin, there are many things going on that are so important to our everyday needs. These processes are often involuntary and operate during every second of our existence. This program examines the cardiovascular system and its parts and functions, and demonstrates how they work. The program also explores the contribution and interaction of the systems when we exercise and during rest.
Hank takes us on a trip around the body - we follow the circulatory and respiratory systems as they deliver oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from cells, and help make it possible for our bodies to function. Created by EcoGeek. Produced by Crash Course and Presented by Khan Academy. Click here for transcript.
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Have you ever thought about how much blood your heart pumps throughout your entire body every day? Have you ever wondered just where all the blood goes, how it gets to where it is going and back? On this web site you will be able to read a terrific explanation of how the cardiovascular system works. Move your cursor of the body and find a section to click. Basic information about that body part and its importance to your cardiovascular system will then be explained to you in an easy to understand way. Lexile 1220