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Ch 20: The Blood Vessels: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Blood Vessels chapter of this Middle School Life Science Homework Help course helps students complete their blood vessels homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your blood vessels homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your blood vessels homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Arteries and capillaries
  • Major blood vessels between the heart and lungs
  • Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
  • Descending aorta, thoracic and abdominal aorta
  • Major blood vessels leading to the heart

7 Lessons in Chapter 20: The Blood Vessels: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Blood Vessels: Arteries, Capillaries & More

1. 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.

Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins

2. Major Blood Vessels Between the Heart and Lungs: Pulmonary Trunk, Arteries & Veins

In this lesson you will learn about the main blood vessels that travel between the heart and lungs. You will also discover that these arteries and veins follow a somewhat unusual pattern.

Major Blood Vessels That Carry Blood Away From the Heart

3. Major Blood Vessels That Carry Blood Away From the Heart

Do you know which arteries are typically blocked during a heart attack? In this lesson, you will learn about the major blood vessels that feed the heart, brain and upper body. Then, find out what causes the pain known as angina.

Major Blood Vessels: Descending Aorta - Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta

4. Major Blood Vessels: Descending Aorta - Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta

The aorta is the largest artery of your body, and it is a strong and sturdy vessel. In this lesson, you will learn about its downward path through the chest and abdomen and discover the organs and structures supplied by its branches.

Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus

5. Major Blood Vessels Leading to the Heart: Superior Vena Cava, Inferior Vena Cava & Coronary Sinus

In this lesson, you will learn about the main blood vessel that returns blood to the heart called the Venae Cavae. You'll also learn about its two sections: the Superior and Inferior Vena Cava. You will then discover the special drainage system for the heart called the Coronary Sinus.

What Is Blood Plasma? - Function & Components

6. What Is Blood Plasma? - Function & Components

Blood plasma is the liquid component of blood that suspends blood cells and many other substances. Find out more about what it's made up of and how it functions with this lesson.

What is Prothrombin Time? - Definition & Normal Range

7. What is Prothrombin Time? - Definition & Normal Range

In this lesson, we will explore what prothrombin time means. Next, we will review the normal range for prothrombin time, look at the components of blood, and then determine how these components work together to form blood clots.

Chapter Practice Exam
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