The Circulatory System

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
An overview of the circulatory system – including the heart, blood and blood vessels
A description of the anatomy of the heart and the passage of blood through it
A discussion of how each blood vessel is adapted to its function and the content of the blood
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

In this class we will look at the circulatory system and the organs and tissues associated with it. We will discuss the passage of blood through the heart and how each blood vessel is adapted to its function.

Students who found this class useful would also benefit from the other classes in this mini series:

- Human Body Systems

- The Respiratory System

- The Digestive System 

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Suitable for:

Suitable for all ages especially students in Year 7, 8, 9 and/or S1, S2, S3 wanting to cement their knowledge of this topic, setting them up for success in Biology.

Class requirements:

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

What to expect:

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