Blood Flow Through the Human Heart is a presentation supplement to a McGraw-Hill textbook, Biology: Understanding Life by Alters & Alters. It is a slide show with animation, sound and text that explains how blood travels through the heart.
Type of Material:
It is an animated tutorial.
This site can be used for:
A browser with Adobe Flash Player.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
No specific goals were listed on the site. However, the user will be able to do the following upon completion of the animation:
describe the parts of the heart
describe the route that blood takes as it travels through the heart.
Target Student Population:
High School students
College General Ed
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
users should be familiar with anatomical terminology
Evaluation and Observation
Quality animation with narration.
Accurate and concise.
Breaks a complex process into discrete steps.
Has both audio and text
The drawings are simple
The animation points out relevant structures
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
Could write assignments and questions based on the animation.