blood & circulation

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Blood & circulation
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Circulation Your body resembles a large roadmap, There are routes or “arteries” that take you downtown to the “heart” of the city.
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3 Major Parts of the Circulatory system Blood Vessels - routes blood travels Heart – pumps or pushes blood through body Blood – carries important “ *stuff ” through body * Stuff – includes oxygen, food, & waste
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# 1 Blood Vessels : One Way Streets Blood Vessels resemble very long and skinny tunnels that are all through your body.
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3 Types of Blood Vessels Arteries Capillaries Veins * Click on each blood vessel to explore its function in circulation
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#2 The Heart 4 chambers ( or compartments ) 2 upper chambers : Left Atrium Right Atrium 2 lower chambers : Left Ventricle Right Ventricle
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Lub If you listen to your heartbeat, it makes a lub dub sound. The lub is when blood is pushed out of the heart into the body and the dub is the reloading of the heart with more blood ready to push it out to the body Dub
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