Heart and Circulatory System

Heart and Circulatory System - . The right side of my heart...

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The Heart and Circulatory System 1 st Year Science
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True or False? Arteries carry blood from the heart Arteries carry oxygenated blood Capillaries connect arteries and veins Capillaries have very thick walls Veins have no valves Capillaries have valves to prevent the backflow of blood Veins have a large space inside Arteries carry de- oxygenated blood Veins carry blood towards the heart
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What does the heart do? The heart is a muscle that pumps blood around the body It pumps oxygenated blood from the lungs around the body It pumps deoxygenated blood from the body back to the lungs Now look at the heart animation!
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Looking at the heart….
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Unformatted text preview: . The right side of my heart pumps blood to my lungs The left side of my heart pumps blood to the rest of my body The heart contains four valves to stop the backflow of blood http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/bitesize/standard/ biology/the_body_in_action/the_need_for_energy_rev6.sht ml This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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Heart and Circulatory System - . The right side of my heart...

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