The Circulatory System

We are learning to...
~ Understand that blood goes all around the body in the circulatory system
~ Describe how anything in the blood can travel throughout the body
~ Describe the function of the kidneys
Find out more about your heart and how it circulates
your blood around your body
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**Kids Biology**
Why is your body like a city?
Find out at Kids Biology
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Circulation
View the video to learn about the blood's journey through
the arteries and veins.

Cardiovascular System
View this video to find out how to keep your heart healthy.

3D Animation of the Heart in Action

Circulatory System – Kids Health Videos

Blood Circulation Safari
You will need to type your first name and the
initial of your surname to get started on this
safari around the body's circulatory system.
If the journey stalls click the replay button at
the bottom of the screen.
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Circulatory System
View the video to find out how the heart works.

Circulatory System - Make Me a Genius

Kidney Functions
View this video to learn about the kidneys and their role
in your body.

What do your Kidneys do?
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Did you know?
  • The body of an adult contains over 60,000 miles of blood vessels!
  • An adult's heart pumps nearly 4,000 gallons of blood each day!
  • Your heart beats about 30 milliion times a year!
  • The average three year old has two pints of blood in their body; the average adult at least five times more!
  • A "heartbeat' is really the sound of valves in the heart closing as they push blood through its chambers

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