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Students follow the path of blood from its entrance into the right atrium of the heart until it leave through the aorta to the rest of the body. They study the heart's structure and how it pumps blood using the included activities. They perform exercise and relaxation techniques to see how hard the heart works. Finally, they complete a crossword puzzle to show their understanding of the circulatory system.
Students describe how blood flows through the heart and the anatomy of the aortic valve. They examine the condition of aortic stenosis and create diagrams of the condition in the heart. They complete experiments using the model they created and identify its strengths and weaknesses.
Pupils examine their eating habits and experience analyzing data and drawing conclusions. They construct models of the molecular backbone of saturated and unsaturated fats. In addition, they examine the labels of their food, record the nutritional information, and determine the health of their diet.