Structure of the Heart

This is a flipped learning lesson.

Students - watch the video and answer the questions on the student homework task sheet before your next lesson.

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Student homework questions:

(As presented in the student homework task sheet)

  1. On diagrams of the heart, left and right might seem back to front. Explain why this is.
  2. How many chambers are present in the human heart?
  3. a) Through which blood vessels does blood enter the heart? (There are three of them) b) Through which blood vessels does blood exit the heart? (There are two of them)
  4. Which side of the heart has blood that is oxygenated?
  5. Explain why......the walls of the ventricles are thicker than the walls of the atria.

    ...the wall of the left ventricle is thicker than the wall of the right ventricle.

  6. Label the diagram below. Label all of the following:
    • all 4 chambers
    • all 5 blood vessels
    • the septum
    • the direction of blood flow

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