How the heart actually pumps blood

How the heart actually pumps blood
Publication Date: May, 2014
Type of Resource: Video/animation

This TED Ed video (4:27) uses animations to explain how the ventricals and valves in the heart work together to pump blood through the body. This clip could be used as part of a lesson, or at the end of a heart dissection lab to emphasise the function of the different chambers.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs that carry out specialised... > ACSSU150