Chapter 30: Respiratory and Circulatory Systems

Respiratory System

Interactive tutorial describing the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=AP15104

(Main Idea: The respiratory system moves gases into and out of the blood.)

 

 

The Lungs

Animation illustrating the lungs and breathing

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000018&ptid=17

(Main Idea: The respiratory system moves gases into and out of the blood.)

 

 

The Heart

Interactive tutorial showing how blood is pumped through the heart

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/map-human-heart.html

(Main Idea: The tissues and structures of the heart make it an efficient pump.)

 

 

Heart Anatomy

Interactive tutorial depicting the anatomy of the heart

http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=AP12504

(Main Idea: The tissues and structures of the heart make it an efficient pump.)

 

 

Circulation

Animation describing pulmonary and systemic circulation

http://www.biologyinmotion.com/cardio/index.html

(Main Idea: The heart pumps blood through two main pathways.)

 

 

Blood Pressure

Interactive animation describing the factors that affect blood pressure

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/ocr_gateway/understanding_organisms/fitness_healthact.shtml

(Main Idea: Arteries, veins, and capillaries transport blood to all parts of the body.)

 

 

Heart Health

Interactive animation explaining how to keep the heart healthy

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/21c/keeping_healthy/heartdiseaseact.shtml

(Main Idea: Lifestyle plays a key role in circulatory disease.)

 

 

Blood

Animation describing the components of blood and how blood cells are produced

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/anatomyvideos/000104.htm

(Main Idea: Blood is composed mainly of cells, cell fragments, and plasma.)

 

Blood Type

Game in which you must select a compatible blood type to save a patient’s life

http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/landsteiner/

(Main Idea: Platelets and different types of blood cells have different functions.)