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					Student Learning Map                                             Unit Topic: Cardiovascular System
            Key Learning: The cardiovascular system contributes to the homeostasis of the body by transporting and distributing oxygen and nutrients to the body cells
                                                                and carrying away carbon dioxide and wastes.



                                                                           Essential Question
                  How does the heart and blood vessels move blood throughout the body and exchange vital products to the body tissues?




    Concept:                                                                                                    Concept:
                         Structure and Function                                                                                     Homeostasis

    Lesson Essential Questions:
                                                                                                                Lesson Essential Questions:
            How do arteries, veins and capillaries compare to
            one another in terms of their structure and                                                             How are blood flow and pressure regulated?
            function?
                                                                                                                    How does the pathway of the blood through
           What are the major vessels, valves and chambers                                                          the heart and throughout the systems of the
            of the heart?                                                                                            body contribute to homeostasis?

           How do you measure blood pressure and pulse and                                                         What are some possible complications if the
                                                                                                                     homeostasis of the cardiovascular system is
            how does it effect the functioning of the
                                                                                                                     disrupted?
            cardiovascular system?



        Vocabulary:
                                                                                                                      Vocabulary:
            Atria
                                                                                                                       Arrhythmia
            Auricle
                                                                                                                       Atrioventricular node
            Diastole
                                                                                                                       Sinoatrial node
            Systole
                                                                                                                       Vasoconstriction
            Ventricle
                                                                                                                       Vasodilatation

				
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