Blood Vessels Teacher Resources
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Anatomy Review: Blood Vessel Structure and Function
Compliment your unit on anatomy with this review sheet on blood vessel structure and function. Complete with colorful illustrations to label and study, this worksheet provides an overview of information for class members to read as well as a series of questions on the given material.
10th - 12th Science 31 Views 156 Downloads
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 structure and function of arteries, veins, and capillaries.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 25 Downloads
Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?
Is there an answer for cancer? Your AP biologists will be inspired by this lecture on how the foods that we eat stimulate or inhibit the growth of blood vessels, which in turn, bring health or disease to the human body. Research is showing that eating the right foods can prevent cancer.
21 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science 9 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Heart and Circulation: Pre- and Post-Assessments
Meant to be given both before and after a unit on the circulatory system, this assessment is a set of 15 multiple-choice questions. Middle schoolers are queried on what they know about the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels.
5th - 8th Science 15 Views 12 Downloads
The Function of Villi in the Small Intestine
Ever wonder what the villi in the small intestine do? I bet your class would love to find out. Mesh netting is used to represent small blood vessels on the outside of the intestine, and a chenille bath mat is used to represent the villi inside the intestine.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The Circulatory System
Students examine the heart to investigate why heart transplants are sometimes needed. In this circulatory system activity students view video on the human heart and learn how gene mutation can affect the structure and function of red blood cells.
6th - 8th Science 42 Views 85 Downloads
The Heart Stopper
Use the pump from a spray bottle to drive a model of the heart in action! In addition to modeling the function of the heart and blood vessels, aspiring anatomists also simulate arterial blockage. They compare the effects of increased heart rate and increased blockage size.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 18 Downloads
Anatomy - What Are Coronary Arteries?
Fourth graders explore the basic function of the heart, identify blood vessels and coronary arteries. They identify good and bad health behaviors and discuss how these behaviors affect the heart. Students explore how the coronary arteries assist the heart in staying healthy.
4th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Elastic Recoil in Arteries and Veins
A lab in which high schoolers examine the difference between arteries and veins. Budding biologists will find out which blood vessel can stretch furthest, recording their data in a table then answering several questions evaluating their work and safety procedures.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 6 Downloads
The Circulatory System
A variety of animals' circulatory systems are compared to the human circulatory system. Paul Andersen uses his SMART Board to show the differences between two, three, and four chamber hearts, focusing on the human heart. Blood vessels and blood components are thoroughly discussed, as well as the cardiac cycle.
12 mins 9th - 12th Science 12 Views 12 Downloads
What is Blood Pressure?
Find out how we describe the force created by the blood against the walls of the vessels in a heart-pumping lesson! As part of a unit on the heart and circulatory system, cardiology kids use a blood pressure monitor to find their systolic and diastolic pressures.
5th - 8th Science 26 Views 28 Downloads
What do a dead fish, conservation, and paint have in common? The answer is a great lesson about fish anatomy, fun print making techniques, and unsustainable fishing practices. The class will start by making fish prints with a deceased fish and paint, they will discuss the functions of each part of the fish's anatomy as they label their prints.
3rd - 5th Science 29 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable