• Welcome to to circulatory system webquest/scavenger hunt.  In this activity, you will search the Web striving to find answere to some very important questions regarding the inner workings of one of the most important systems, The Circulatory System
    The Heart
    Directions: Before starting your webquest please take a moment to print this screen to the printer in room E-2.  
      Once you've printed a copy of this screen you may begin.  Below you will find a series of web addresses (in blue), all of which, address the importance of the circulatory system.  Click on the links provided to access the sites.  Once into a site follow the directions and answer the questions posted for each site on the page your printed.  Each question will be worth 4 points.  Have fun and enjoy your virtual learning experience. 

    1. ThinkQuest: Blood-River of Life


    Read about the different parts of the circulatory system including pulmonary, coronary, and systematic circulation.

    1.   On average, how much blood is traveling through the circulatory system at any given moment?

    2.   What is pulmonary circulation?

    3.    Name two major veins, which pump blood into the heart.

    2. BBC: Human Body

    Scroll down to the bottom left of the page, click the "heart" listed next to the organs link.


    1.     Name the four chambers of the heart.

    3. The Franklin Institute Online: Circle of Blood

    You should read about blood vessels and the three parts of the circulatory system.


    1.   The lungs can be associated with what part of the circulatory system?

    2.   The heart can be associated with what part of the circulatory system? 

    3.   The pulmonary system is made up of a series of one-way values, what happens if the blood is forced in  the    wrong direction?  Is this a health threat?  (hint: You have to "click" the pulmonary link provided on this page). 

    This PBS explains how blood and the circulatory system work together.  Click on the "Follow the Flow" link to the right.  (hint: rollover the heart to learn about its parts).


    1.   What is the Aorta?  Why is it important to the circulatory system?

    2.   What is the role of the Tricuspid Value?

    3.   Draw a diagram of the heart, label all of the parts discussed in this activity. 

    6. BBC: Knowledge Survey (test)

    Using the words in the list at the top, fill in the blank about the circulatory system.


    1  . Take the test.  Record your score.
    One last thing..............Follow the directions and complete the open heart surgery