Ch 3: ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 1.3: The Circulatory & Respiratory Systems

About This Chapter

The Circulatory & Respiratory Systems chapter of this ScienceFusion The Human Body Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the circulatory and respiratory systems. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Circulatory & Respiratory Systems textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion The Circulatory & Respiratory Systems chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the circulatory and respiratory systems topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the human anatomy topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • Parts of the circulatory system
  • Components of the lymphatic system
  • Lymphatic system disorders
  • Heart anatomy
  • Blood and its components
  • Blood vessels
  • Heart conditions and diseases
  • Strokes and why they happen
  • The airway and lungs
  • Respiratory conditions and diseases

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10 Lessons in Chapter 3: ScienceFusion The Human Body Unit 1.3: The Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
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The Human Circulatory System: Parts and Functions

1. The Human Circulatory System: Parts and Functions

In this lesson, you will take a ride on the transportation system of the body called the circulatory system and its two parts: the pulmonary circuit and the systemic circuit. Take a look inside and see how every inch of your body receives the oxygen and nutrients it needs.

The Lymphatic System: Definition and Fundamental Components

2. The Lymphatic System: Definition and Fundamental Components

This lesson will cover something known as the lymphatic system. You'll learn about bone marrow, lymph, the thymus, lymph nodes, spleen, and much more as we explore this critical component of your immune system.

Disorders of the Lymphatic System

3. Disorders of the Lymphatic System

Your lymphatic system helps to keep you healthy from foreign invaders like viruses and harmful bacteria. But when that system becomes compromised, so does your ability to mount a strong defense.

Anatomy of the Heart: Blood Flow and Parts

4. Anatomy of the Heart: Blood Flow and Parts

In this lesson, you will take a look inside the heart and identify the chambers and one-way valves that make up this vital organ. You will also follow along as we trace the flow of blood through the heart chambers.

Blood: Function & Components

5. Blood: Function & Components

You know your heart pumps blood through your blood vessels, but do you know why this is important? Learn why your blood must keep moving, as well as the things that make it up, like plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.

Blood Vessels: Arteries, Capillaries & More

6. Blood Vessels: Arteries, Capillaries & More

In this lesson, you will take a trip around the circulatory system and encounter the various blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and capillaries. Come along as we follow the path to every cell of your body.

Types of Heart Conditions and Diseases

7. Types of Heart Conditions and Diseases

Your heart muscle receives a rich blood supply from the coronary arteries. If the coronary arteries become blocked, it can result in coronary heart disease, angina, heart attack or congestive heart failure. Learn how these conditions get started.

What is a Stroke? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

8. What is a Stroke? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

A stroke is a reduction in blood flow to the brain. It is a major condition that can have devastating effects within the body. This article will address the symptoms that are experienced by patients as well as the causes of and treatments for strokes.

Gross Anatomy of the Airway and Lungs: Conducting & Respiratory Zones

9. Gross Anatomy of the Airway and Lungs: Conducting & Respiratory Zones

The respiratory system includes the lungs as well as other organs that help to get oxygen into the blood and carbon dioxide out of the blood. The conducting zone of the respiratory system carries oxygen into the lungs and carbon dioxide out of the lungs. The respiratory zone is where oxygen and carbon dioxide move into and out of the blood.

Types of Respiratory Conditions & Diseases

10. Types of Respiratory Conditions & Diseases

Breathing is not always easy. Respiratory conditions can make it hard to catch your breath. Learn about all types of respiratory conditions, including the common cold, flu, pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

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