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43 resources with the concept capillaries

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What Are White Blood Cells?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
White blood cells are our body's tiniest warriors! How do they work? Biology scholars discover the types and functions of white blood cells through a video from an intriguing biology playlist. The resource profiles both types of white...
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Oxygen’s Surprisingly Complex Journey Through Your Body

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does digestion have to do with aerobic respiration? Watch a video that explains the processes and systems in our bodies that allow oxygen to travel throughout.
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Blood Vessels – Form and Function (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that blood vessels can constrict or expand in response to extreme weather? The 27th video in a series of 47 about the human body viewers learn interesting facts about blood vessels. The narrator goes over the three layers of...
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My Blood, Your Blood

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Dracula isn't the only one who needs blood to survive. The eight-part unit includes seven lessons, five demonstrations, seven labs, and a project to organize a blood drive. Class members learn about the parts of blood, the form and...
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How Do Your Kidneys Work?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
If humans can live without one kidney, how important can they really be? Investigate the vital role these organs play in filtering our blood, removing waste, and managing our bodies' water supply with this short animated video.
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Heart and Circulation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Young scientists get to the heart of the matter with this comprehensive review of the circulatory system. Addressing the different anatomical structures and processes involved in pumping blood through the human body, this worksheet is a...
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How Do the Lungs Work?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
With the thousands of tasks our brain consciously performs on a daily basis, it's amazing that breathing isn't one of them. Learn how human bodies are able to automatically control the exchange of gas that keeps us alive with this short...
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Circulatory System and the Heart

For Students 9th - 12th
Watch as the Khan Academy explains why red bloods are efficient carriers of hemoglobin and explains the difference between pulmonary arteries and veins. This thorough video with great explanations and diagrams will surely help your...
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The Respiratory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Respiratory systems are different in worms, fish, and human lungs, and each are explained by Paul Andersen with his fabulous SMART Board. How are these respiratory systems similar? Keeping breathing surfaces moist is essential in all...
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The Circulatory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Compare a variety of animals' circulatory systems 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. 
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Bone Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that your bones continue to be dissolved and replaced throughout your life? Learn all about osteoblasts, osteocytes, and osteoclasts in this video. The roles of different types of bone are highlighted and explained.
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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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Circulatory Systems

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Excellent diagrams, labels and summaries make this resource be valuable to your students throughout the topic of circulation. All types of circulation vessels are explained, their structure and function is detailed, and the overall...
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Circulatory Systems Investigations

For Students 7th - 9th
In this circulatory systems learning exercise, students describe the pathway of blood as it travels through the human body's circulatory system. Students use various resources to fill in the blank about the circulatory system (blood...
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Internal Systems and Regulation

For Students 7th - 9th
In this internal systems and regulation worksheet, students correctly decide if given statements are true or false. Students apply information learned about the circulatory system to the given statements to determine statements of truth...
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Your Lymphatic System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this lymphatic system worksheet, students describe whether they think that the lymphatic system is well-adapted to carrying material through the body in comparison to the circulatory system. Then they design a lymphatic system for an...
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The Respiratory System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this respiratory system worksheet, students label the parts of the respiratory system shown in the given diagram. Then they write the name of the structure described on the line. Students also determine the difference between inhale...
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Post- Assessment: Transport Systems in Animals and Plants

For Students 5th
A little bit of this and a little bit of that. The final lesson of the 21-part unit assesses learners on each animal and plant system. The test covers the basics of each system and focuses on key vocabulary from the unit.
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The Circulatory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Two blood cells met and fell in love, but alas, it was all in vein. A presentation starts with the evolution of the circulatory system, the function of the arteries, veins, capillaries, and the lymphatic system. Then it covers blood...
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Researching Disease/Abnormalities

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young biologists hone their scientific research skills with a group project about diseases and abnormalities. After selecting their topic, academic teams work together to present their research in front of the class.
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Respiratory System - Questions and Answers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Intersperse your viewing of this video with questions that are shown on the screen. Keep your learners engaged by having them take notes and answer the questions. Parts of the respiratory system are shown with pictures and animation...
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Blood: Path of a Red Blood Cell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Despite slightly older animation, this fascinating video shows the path each red blood cell takes as it carries oxygen throughout the body. From the first pump of the heart pushing red blood cells to the lungs to pick up oxygen to the...
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The Circulatory System - Chapter 12 Worksheet & Reading Guide

For Students 7th - 10th
An all-around circulation of the cardiovascular system, this worksheet will quiz your young biologists on how much they know. With written answers, they will explain the function and structure of the cardiovascular system. Even though...
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Lymphatic and Immunity

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to the lymphatic and immunity systems of the body. There are 42 biology terms located in the word search.