Circulatory System!<br />
Functions <br />
Arteries<br />Arteries: carry blood under high pressure away from your heart<br />
Veins<br />Veins: They prevent the blood from flowing backwards. They carry blood to the heart<br />
Capillaries<br />Capillaries: they carry materials such as oxygen and nutrients to the cells and remove wastes such as car...
Heart<br />Heart: Muscular organ that pumps blood around the body through the circulatory system<br />
Main Components of Blood<br />
Plasma<br />Plasma: Plasma is a straw-coloured liquid and consists mostly of water. Many of the substances carried in the ...
Blood Cells<br />Red Blood Cells: Red Blood Cells carry oxygen around the body<br />White Blood Cells: Involved in fightin...
Platelets<br />Platelets help blood to clot if a blood vessel is cut. It seals it up so germs cannot get in<br />
Functions of the Blood<br />To carry nutrients such as glucose<br />To carry wastes such as carbon dioxide <br />To carry ...
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Circulatory system

  1. 1. Circulatory System!<br />
  2. 2. Functions <br />
  3. 3. Arteries<br />Arteries: carry blood under high pressure away from your heart<br />
  4. 4. Veins<br />Veins: They prevent the blood from flowing backwards. They carry blood to the heart<br />
  5. 5. Capillaries<br />Capillaries: they carry materials such as oxygen and nutrients to the cells and remove wastes such as carbon dioxide <br />
  6. 6. Heart<br />Heart: Muscular organ that pumps blood around the body through the circulatory system<br />
  7. 7. Main Components of Blood<br />
  8. 8. Plasma<br />Plasma: Plasma is a straw-coloured liquid and consists mostly of water. Many of the substances carried in the blood are dissolved in plasma <br />
  9. 9. Blood Cells<br />Red Blood Cells: Red Blood Cells carry oxygen around the body<br />White Blood Cells: Involved in fighting a disease<br />
  10. 10. Platelets<br />Platelets help blood to clot if a blood vessel is cut. It seals it up so germs cannot get in<br />
  11. 11. Functions of the Blood<br />To carry nutrients such as glucose<br />To carry wastes such as carbon dioxide <br />To carry oxygen around the body<br />To fight disease<br />To clot when there is a cut so the cut is sealed<br />

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