Program begins with a welcome and introduction by a Denver Museum of Nature & Science professional educator.
Program topic will be introduced with a question or activity.
Investigate the circulatory system while participating in activities.
Predict & record in a student journal.
Observe a sheep heart dissection.
Time will be allowed during program for questions.
The participants will be able to...
*Explore the different functions and parts of the circulatory system
*Identify the structure of the circulatory system as well as the structures of the individual parts
*Explain why the body needs the circulatory system to survive.
Next Generation Science Standards
• 4-LS1-1 Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction. [Clarification Statement: Examples of structures could include thorns, stems, roots, colored petals, heart, stomach, lung, brain, and skin.]
Colorado Academic Standards:
• 4-LS2-GLE1: Organisms have both internal and external structures that serve various functions.