Science Study Guide- Heart and Circulatory System
·Describe the functions of the cardiovascular system.
·Identify the exterior and interior anatomy of the heart.
·Compare and contrast the three types of blood vessels (arteries, veins, and capillaries)
·Describe the path blood travels as it circulates through the heart.
·Be able to distinguish the two “loops” or circles the blood makes as it circulates through the lungs and body.
·Explain the exchange that takes place in the capillary beds.
·Compare and contrast the function of red and white blood cells.
·Know three things that you can do to help your cardiovascular system stay healthy.Vocabulary: atrium, ventricle, valve, arteries, capillaries, veins, aorta, red blood cells, white blood cells, blood pressure
Focus on California Life Science (Prentice Hall)reading: pages 546-580