The Circulatory System

KS4 (age 14-16) resources on the circulatory system.

WORKSHEET: The Heart and Circulatory System

Worksheet on labelling the heart and the basic route of blood through the mammalian system.

The heart

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WORKSHEET: Blood vessels

A worksheet on the structure of arteries, veins and capillaries.

Blood Vessels

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VIDEO: Structure of the Heart

Video summarising the structure of the mammalian heart.


WORKSHEET/ACTIVITY: The Negative Effects of Smoking

Four posters and a note-taking sheet on the effects of smoking. The activity covers carbon monoxide, emphysema, lung cancer and coronary heart disease.

Effects of smoking

Effects of Smoking Posters

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VIDEO: The Heartbeat Sound ("lup dup")

A video outlining how valves create the sound of a heart beat.