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The heart

1. What is the function of the


heart?
Pump blood to all parts of the
body.
2. What is the heart made of?
The heart is made of a special
muscle called the heart muscle.
3. Where is your heart?
The heart is in the middle of the
chest, slightly to the left.
The blood
1. What is the liquid portion of the
blood called?
Plasma
2. What is the function of the red
blood cells?
They carry oxygen form the lungs
to all parts of the body.
3. What is the function of the
white blood cells?
It helps to fight infection and
germs.
4. What is the function of the
platelets?
The body uses the platelet for
blood clotting.
5. How does blood flow through
your body?
Blood flows through tubes called
the blood vessels.
The blood vessels
1. Name the different type of
blood vessels?
They are arteries, veins and
capillaries.
2. What are the functions of the
arteries?
They carry blood away from the
heart.
The Aorta carries blood that is rich
in oxygen. The Pulmonary artery
carries blood that is poor in
oxygen.
3. What is the function of the
veins?
They carry blood to the heart.
4. What is the function of the
capillaries?
This is where the exchange of
useful and waste products take
place.
Circulatory System
1. What are the 3 components
that form the circulatory system?
They are the heart, blood and
blood vessels.
2. What are the functions of the
circulatory system?
1) Transport oxygen, digested
food and water to all parts of the
body.
2) Carry carbon dioxide and waste
materials away from different
parts of the body.
Flow of blood
Head and arms
Lungs

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Lower body parts


Heart beat
1. Each heart beat is cycle of?
Contraction and relaxation.
2. Does the rate of our heart beat
remains the same all the time?
The rate of our heart beat
changes with age and health as
well as the type of activity that we
do.
Working together
How does the different system in
our body work together?
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Digestive system

A = Carbon dioxide
B = Oxygen
C = Oxygenated blood
D = Deoxygenated blood
E = Food