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172 resources with the concept the circulatory system

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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Warm Hands, Warm Heart...Thanks to Circulation!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ba-dum, ba-dum! The gentle beating of our hearts is the drum beat of our lives. But how does all that blood pump through our body so efficiently with just a few beats? Learn about the circulatory system with a collection of videos,...
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Biology for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An eight-unit electronic textbook provides a guide to AP® Biology. Each of the 28 chapters include an introduction, multiple lessons, a summary, review questions, and test prep questions. Teachers see how each lesson connects to a big...
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Why Do We Harvest Horseshoe Crab Blood?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you've ever had an injection, the horseshoe crab protects you from infection! Young marine biologists discover how scientists use the unique physiology of the horseshoe crab in medicine with a thought-provoking video. The narrator...
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Organ Systems

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Blood passes through the kidneys about 300 times a day. Show your class how the kidney and bladder work together to filter blood in the excretory system. This 19th video in the series explores how the circulatory and respiratory systems...
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Circulatory System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The average person's heart beats about three billion times during their lifetime. In this circulatory system video, learners briefly see the difference between an open and closed circulatory system. The rest of the video focuses on the...
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Frog Dissection Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sharpen up those scalpels, it's time to dissect some frogs! This step-by-step guide walks young biologists through this surgical process, helping them to identify major organs and unique anatomical characteristics of these amphibious...
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How the Heart Actually Pumps Blood

For Students 7th - 11th
Let your heart rejoice! A unique video explains in detail how the heart works to transport blood throughout the human body. Use it during your human body unit, and then discuss the accompanying comprehension questions as a review of the...
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Heart and Lungs

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other...
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Examining the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Break hearts with this lesson plan: chicken or sheep hearts, that is! Your class examines the external and internal structure of the heart with a dissection activity. A handy anatomy resource provides the necessary materials for...
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Why Circulate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Lub-dub, lub-dub. Why does the heart beat? Why does blood circulate throughout the body? Life scientists find out how important circulation is for dissolving and dispersing materials by timing how long it takes for food coloring spread...
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The First Few Weeks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As the title implies, the first few weeks of a baby's development are shown in the animated video. From its beginnings as a blastocyst to cell differentiation and intense development, see just how complex reproduction and the beginning...
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Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Pump up your class while studying the cardiovascular system with this pair of activities. In one, learners record heart rates during different actions. In the second, they read kid-friendly heart health articles online and then write a...
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You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
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The Circulatory System--Part VI

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students outline a body on butcher paper. Students fill in the circulatory system using materials of various textures. Students decorate all the parts of the circulatory system with art articles, like buttons, yarn, etc.
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Blood and Circulation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Whether you use this to lecture on the circulatory system, or assign it for individuals to view, you will be pleased with this PowerPoint. The author invested a lot of time to make it educational, but also entertaining with humorous...
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Blood Vessels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A series of diagrams and photographs is a vivid tool for delivering a lesson about blood vessels. Each slide has notes for the lecturer to use to explain each slide. Your young biologists will increase their understanding of the...
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A Tour Through the Circulatory System

For Teachers 7th
Use Microsoft Publisher to create a brochure tracing the path blood flows through the body. Working in cooperative groups, seventh graders use creative writing skills to create a "travel" brochure written from the viewpoint of a drop of...
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The Human Body

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
An incredible series of lessons on the human body is here for you! Young scientists explore various websites, construct a skeleton using macaroni, compare/contrast a frog skeleton to a human skeleton, label the main parts of the human...
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Utah Open Textbook: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Curriculum resources can be expensive—but not this one. An online textbook offers informational text for a complete high school Biology course. Topics include energy flow, body system, genetics, and evolution.
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Why Red Blood Cells Look Like Donuts

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
There are specific reasons for the intricate anatomy of the body, and the shape of the red blood cells is no exception! A video presentation explains the role of red blood cells and why their shape is important to function. The...
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The Mini Page: July 14 is Bastille Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
July 14th, 1789 marked the beginning of the French Revolution and the end of French aristocracy. Read all about Bastille Day with a kids' newspaper that also includes articles on American popular culture, the circulatory system, and...
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Formative Assessment #4: Body Chart

For Students 5th
The body is one big life-sized puzzle! A hands-on lesson builds on the idea and has individuals create life-size models of the body including all important organs of the digestive, circulatory, and respiratory systems. After building...
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Let's Get Connected

For Teachers 5th
Teamwork makes the dream work! A well-designed lesson helps learners discover how the circulatory and respiratory systems team up to keep their bodies alive. The lesson includes a diagram of the major connections between the lungs and...