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Module Four

How Blood Travels Through The Body

A system of ________________ carries the blood through the body. blood vessels
These vessels include _____________, ___________, and ____________. arteries, capillaries and veins
These vessels and the heart make up the __________________. circulatory system
Let’s follow a droplet of blood through the blood vessels. When it leaves the left ____________ of the heart, it goes into the ____________. ventrical, aorta
The blood vessel at the end of a big toe is so small it cannot be seen by the naked eye. This tiny vessel is a _____________. capillary
Now that the blood has given up its __________ and ____________ it must return to the heart. food and oxygen
The blood goes from capillaries and begins to head back to the heart. It moves into a larger blood vessel. This blood vessel is called a __________________. vein
The blood vessels become larger and larger. Finally, they all join one large blood vessel that receives all the blood from the lower part of the body. This blood vessel is called the ______________. Inferior Vena Cava
Another large blood vessel collects blood from the head and arms. This vessel is called the _______________. Superior Vena Cava
The inferior vena cava and the superior vena cava both separately enter the right _________ of the heart. atrium
Created by: mstearns