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Title: Exploring Vessel Physics
Url: http://www.pbs.org/saf/1104/teaching/teaching.htm
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: This Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) site contains hands-on activities that model obstructed blood vessels. Materials are simple--straws, clay, and water--and the experiments are easy to do. You'll model how blood pressure changes when a blood vessel is obstructed and also how elevated blood pressure can damage a weakened artery. This site contains links to related PBS videos.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Examination. Diagnosis -- Pulse. Blood pressure
Medicine -- Surgery -- Surgery by region, system, or organ -- Cardiovascular system -- Blood vessels. Vascular surgery -- Arteries
Science -- Human anatomy -- Human and comparative histology -- Special tissues -- Blood vessels
Science -- Human anatomy -- Human and comparative histology -- Special tissues -- Heart
Science -- Human anatomy -- Vascular system -- Arteries and veins
Science -- Physics -- Descriptive and experimental mechanics -- Fluids. Fluid mechanics
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Physics -- Fluids
Health -- Blood and blood vessels
Health -- Heart
Health -- Arteries
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-12 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-20 10:58:21 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
Full Record Views: 47
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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