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THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
Transcript of THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
THE HEART RULES!
Transports substances inside the body (blood, nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, wastes).
One of the major organs in the circulatory system.
COMPONENTS OF BLOOD
RED BLOOD CELLS: Transport oxigen
WHITE BLOOD CELLS: Protect against diseases
Can change the shape
PLATELETS: The smallest of the blood cells
Prevent bleeding - Help clotting
PLASMA: Transport nutrients and proteins
A light yellow liquid
It's the continual flow of the blood from the heart,
through branching arteries, to reach and traverse
the microscopic vessels in all parts of the body.
1. COMPLETE THE WORD MAP:
MAIN FEATURES OF THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
Releases oxygenated blood through the arteries
Receives oxygen deprived blood from the veins
TYPE OF BLOOD VESSELS:
ARTERIES: Carry oxygenated blood away from the heart.
Dealing with high blood pressure flow.
CAPILLARIES: Carry oxygen rich blood away from your heart
to the extremities of your body.
VEINS: Carry blood back to the heart.
2. ANSWER THE QUESTIONS:
a) What substances does the circulatory system transport?
b) Tell two functions of the heart.
c) What are the components of blood?
d) Tell a feature of red blood cells.
e) Tell a feature of white blood cells.
f) Tell a feature of platelets.
g) Tell a feature of plasma.
h) What is blood circulation?
i) What are the types of blood vessels.
j) What is the color of the plasma?
3. MATCH THE WORDS:
a) Platelets Light yellow liquid ( )
b) White blood cells Major organ system ( )
c) Red blood cells Protects against diseases ( )
d) Plasma The smallest of the blood cells ( )
e) Heart Contains haemoglobin ( )
a) SNCTOMENOP ______________
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d) AELERSE ______________
e) EWTASS ______________