A&P Module 12 : Cardiovascular System
Lesson 1 : Heart Structure
Objective(s): Describe the structure and function of the heart.
Essential Question: How does the heart’s structure aid in efficient delivery of blood to the body?
Vocabulary: coronary sinus, cardiac veins, coronary arteries, aortic valve, aorta, mitral valve, pulmonary valve, papillary muscles, chordae tendinae, tricuspid valve, septum, ventricles, atria, endocardium, myocardium, epicardium, pericardium, systemic circuit, pulmonary circuit
Assignment(s): Cornell Notes 12-1; Heart Structure Handout; Heart Structure IP
Lesson 2 : Heart Action
Standard(s): SC.912.L.14.36, SC.912.L.14.37, SC.912.L.14.38
Objective(s): (1) Identify and explain heart actions; (2) Describe and explain normal ECG pattern; (3) Describe normal heart sounds and explain what they mean; (4) Distinguish between the pulmonary and systemic circuits of the cardiovascular system.
Essential Question: What structures and properties should an artificial heart have?
Vocabulary: systole, diastole, cardiac cycle, functional syncytium, cardiac conduction system, sinoatrial node, pacemaker, atrioventricular node, electrocardiogram
Assignment(s): Cornell Notes 12-2; Heart Action IP
Lesson 3 : Blood Vessels
Objective(s): Explain the structure and function of arteries and veins
Essential Question: How is blood and nutrients transported to the cells of the body?
Vocabulary: arteries, arterioles, vasoconstriction, vasodilation, venules
Assignment(s): Cornell Notes 12-3; Blood Vessels IP
Lesson 4 : Blood Pressure
Standard(s): SC.912.L.14.36, SC.912.L.14.39
Objective(s): Identify and describe factors that produce hypertension
Essential Question: Why are high and low blood pressure health concerns?
Vocabulary: systolic pressure, diastolic pressure, cardiac output, blood volume, peripheral resistance, viscosity
Assignment(s): Cornell Notes 12-4; Blood Pressure IP