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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 heart's function and the variation in the different types of hearts in numerous species.
- Incorporate during a unit on the circulatory system
- Create a graphic organizer to take notes on the three different types of hearts in arthropods, mollusks, and vertebrates
- An understanding of the function of the heart is helpful
- Uses diagrams and animations to demonstrate the functions and structures of different hearts
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