We found 168 resources with the concept the circulatory system
Why Red Blood Cells Look Like DonutsLesson Planet
3 mins 7th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
There are specific reasons for the intricate anatomy of the body, and the shape of the red blood cells is no exception! A video presentation explains the role of red blood cells and why their shape is important to function. The...
The Mini Page: July 14 is Bastille DayLesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
July 14th, 1789 marked the beginning of the French Revolution and the end of French aristocracy. Read all about Bastille Day with a kids' newspaper that also includes articles on American popular culture, the circulatory system, and...
Formative Assessment #2: Circulatory System Performance AssessmentLesson Planet
Watch as your pupils' hearts get pumping! An interactive activity has individuals record their heart rates after completing different activities. Each task has a different degree of physical activity. They then graph their results and...
Pre-Assessment: Transport Systems in Animals and PlantsLesson Planet
How much do classes know about the transport systems in animals and plants? Find out with a ready-made pre-assessment! The assessment begins by asking individuals to recall related vocabulary and then progresses to questions about...
The Evolution of the Heart (A Love Story)Lesson Planet
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Not all hearts are the same, but their functions are similar. An instructor discusses the origin of the first organisms with a heart in a video lesson from the PBS Eons series. The lesson includes discussion of the evolution of the...
Warm Hands, Warm Heart...Thanks to Circulation!Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Ba-dum, ba-dum! The gentle beating of our hearts is the drum beat of our lives. But how does all that blood pump through our body so efficiently with just a few beats? Learn about the circulatory system with a collection of videos, presentations, lessons, and activities aimed at middle schoolers.
The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15Lesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did scientists move beyond the medical ideas of Galen? Dissect the past with the 15th installment in a History of Science video series. Topics include Vesalius' dissections, the microscope, and mapping the human body.
Plant-Soil Interactions (Grades 6-8)Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
To better comprehend organic farming scholars conduct experiments on how plant roots remove nutrients from the soil. Through multiple activities, discussion, and instruction they relate the plant's vascular system to the human...
Structure and Function of Cells, Organs and Organ SystemsLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Cells of different organs have unique cell functions. Learn how cell functions vary depending on their roles in the body using an inquiry-based activity. Scholars analyze the cell structure to make comparisons to its functions, allowing...
What Are White Blood Cells?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Why is Carbon Monoxide So Deadly?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Don't fall victim to The Silent Killer! Expose your class (not literally) to carbon monoxide through an informative video from Reactions, a playlist from the American Chemical Society. Content includes carbon monoxide's structure, its...
Why Do We Harvest Horseshoe Crab Blood?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
If you've ever had an injection, the horseshoe crab protects you from infection! Young marine biologists discover how scientists use the unique physiology of the horseshoe crab in medicine with a thought-provoking video. The narrator...
Homeostasis of ThermoregulationLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Whether you're battling the flu or trying to warm up on a chilly day, your body's ability to react to temperature change is fascinating! Anatomy scholars discover the fantastic feedback loops that control body temperature in a rigorous...
Investigating the Effect of Physical Exercise On Pulse RateLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The final lesson in the 10-part biology series encourages scholars to explore pulse rate. Through measurements of resting pulse and after periods of exercise, scholars graph the changes physical exercise causes.
Why Does My Face Turn Red When I'm Angry?Lesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
How does the fight or flight response affect our body systems? The video presenter gives a description of the nervous system response. As a person deals with anger, the nervous system communicates to the circulatory system and results in...
Organ SystemsLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Blood passes through the kidneys about 300 times a day. Show your class how the kidney and bladder work together to filter blood in the excretory system. This 19th video in the series explores how the circulatory and respiratory systems...
Circulatory SystemLesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The average person's heart beats about three billion times during their lifetime. In this circulatory system video, learners briefly see the difference between an open and closed circulatory system. The rest of the video focuses on the...
Circulatory and Respiratory SystemsLesson Planet
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Viewers follow the paths of oxygen and carbon dioxide through the human respiratory organs and the path of the molecules through the human circulatory system, in a short video about how the body delivers oxygen and picks up carbon dioxide.
Cardiovascular/Circulatory SystemLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the circulatory system with a cardiovascular pump activity that promotes discovery and discussion as class members create a functioning model of the heart. Continue the learning process through a web quest showcasing the body's...
How Do Your Kidneys Work?Lesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Heart and CirculationLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
What Does the Liver Do?Lesson Planet
3 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It's the heaviest organ in the human body, but exactly what role does the liver play in sustaining life? Follow along with this short video as it explores the various ways the liver filters, stores, and manufactures materials in order...
Test Your Science Knowledge!Lesson Planet
1st - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Challenge the knowledge of your young scientists with this colelction of online quizzes based on the Magic School Bus series. Covering a wide range of topics from insects to outer space, this resource is a quick and easy way to assess...
How the Heart Actually Pumps BloodLesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 11th
Let your heart rejoice! A unique video explains in detail how the heart works to transport blood throughout the human body. Use it during your human body unit, and then discuss the accompanying comprehension questions as a review of the...
Heart and Circulation: Pre- and Post-AssessmentsLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Middle schoolers demonstrate what they know about the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels. A set of 15 multiple-choice questions also addresses how the heart handles microgravity and how animals without circulatory...
How the Body Works: The Lymphatic SystemLesson Planet
1 min 9th - 12th
Begin to show the workings of the lymphatic system with this video. Right when the narrator gets to the lymph nodes though, the video unfortunately cuts off mid-sentence. Use the video to show the connection between the lymphatic system...
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System HaikuLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Lub-dub, lub-dub! Elementary life science learners combine creative writing with their knowledge of the cardiovascular system. They read an example haiku about how it works and then write their own! A space is also provided on the...
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System ActivityLesson Planet
3rd - 6th
Which activity gets your heart pumping more: using the computer, climbing the stairs, jumping a rope, running, or walking? Youngsters take a heart rate reading after 30 seconds, one minute, and three minutes of each activity. Directions...
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System - Healthy HeartLesson Planet
Pre-K - 2nd
Simple images of common activities are arrayed for primary learners to evaluate. For each, they determine whether or not the activity will increase one's heart rate. They draw a circle around those that do, a box around those that don't,...
How the Body Works: The HeartLesson Planet
2 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Where is the heart? What does it do? What other organs help it carry out its function? Here is a hearty little video that answers such questions! With a casual tone and colorful animation, elementary and middle schoolers will fall in...
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular SystemLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Pump up your class while studying the cardiovascular system with this pair of activities. In one, learners record heart rates during different actions. In the second, they read kid-friendly heart health articles online and then write a...
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Blood and CirculationLesson Planet
2 mins 5th - 8th
Did you know that high-speed aviators need to wear a special g-suit in order to keep blood flowing to their brains when experiencing intense acceleration forces? Bill Nye takes a flight in such a situation. After his trip, two facts...
You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart SurgeryLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
Hands on Your Heart - Biology Teaching ThesisLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students are able to recite the circulation of blood through the heart's various cavities and valves. They are able to appreciate what the actual valves and chambers of the heart look like. Students also have a clear vision of why the...
Worksheet and Reading Guide - The Circulatory SystemLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Read about the circulatory system through research or a biology textbook, and then provide answers to twenty-five questions. Biology learners who are studying human body systems will benefit from reviewing with these questions. Pair this...
Super Science Sleuths Explain It All: Circumnavigating the Circulatory SystemLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students access prior knowledge of the circulatory system. In this circulatory system lesson, students participate in experiments related to the circulatory system and film for a podcast. Students work in pairs to create their podcasts...
The Nutrients Public Transportation SystemLesson Planet
4th - 8th
Students investigate the human circulatory system by experimenting with hoses. In this human body lesson, students create a system of hoses simulating the circulatory system which they utilize to pass objects through. Students discuss...
The Science of the Heart and CirculationLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students mode the transport of blood through the circulatory system with a water relay. In this circulation lesson, students measure amounts of water and transfer them from one container to another. They use this activity to model the...
The Circulatory System (Grades 6-8)Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students explore the interrelationship of structure and function in the circulatory system. They name the parts of the circulatory system and telling what each part does. They draw a picture of the heart and describe the pathway of blood...
Your Beating Heart - Circulatory SystemLesson Planet
3rd - 4th
Learners illustrate a schematic circulatory system of a human body including heart, lungs, arteries, veins and capillaries. Next, students conduct an experiment to increase understanding of the relationship between heart rate/pulse and...