The Circulatory System
First The Basics - A little about the circulatory system, heart and blood!
Now, what can go wrong?
Circulatory Disorders from Fact Monster. Links to some disorders
Anemia | Leukemia | Hemophilia | Heart Attack | Aneurysm
Sickel-cell Anemia | Arteriosclerosis | Rheumatic Fever
Definition - Word! Anemia
About Anemia from KidsHealth, written for kids. Symptoms and treatment.
Anemia - Good, kid friendly site. Includes symptoms, causes, prevention & treatment
What is Anemia? National Heart Lung & Blood Institute Easy to nav w/ links to causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prevention, key points and more.
All About Anemia - under construction but looks promising. Check back soon.
What is your AQ™(Anemia Quotient)? (quiz) not online yet.
Leukemia - from KidsHealth, written for kids
Leukemia - Topic Overview from Web MD
Leukemia from MedicneNet.com - Links to all questions. View is able to change font size.
What you need to know about Leukemia - National Cancer Institute online e book.
Leukemia - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - covers all questions
Hemophilia - from KidsHealth, written for kids. Signs, symptoms, treatments, prevention
How to deal with Hemophilia, from KidsHealthy, written for kids. What doctors do for kids with hemophilia. How kids get the disease.
Early History - Royal Disease
Hemophilia in the Royal Family - How Disease can be Passed Through a Family Tree
Blood Clotting, Fact Monster
|High Blood Pressure
BrainPop Movie about Blood Pressure (ask Mrs. Martell for user name and password)
Blood Pressure Explained from Fact Monster
High Blood Pressure
High Blood Pressure: Things You Can Do to Lower Your Blood Pressure
How to treat, effects of tobacco etc., lifestyle changes
What is High Blood Pressure? American Heart Association
About High Blood Pressure links to care and treatment
High Blood Pressure - links to all questions
Aneurysm Definition from Fact Monster
Aneurysm from Fact Monster
What is an aneurysm? links to all questions
Aneurysm - links to all questions plus illustrations
Heart Attack Definition by Fact Monster
Heart Attack - Senior Health
Infarction (heart attack) by Fact Monster
Heart Attack Definition and Description
Symptoms and Warning Signs
Heart Attack Medicine Plus
Do you know about sickle-cell anemia? from KidsHealth, written for kids. Symptoms, treatments and causes
Also from KidsHealth but written for teens
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle Cell Disease
What Is Sickle Cell Anemia? from National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Links to all questions. Good illustrations.
Arteriosclerosis Definition from Fact Monster
What is Arteriosclerosis? Brief and Straightforward Guide from Wise Geek
Arteriosclerosis Signs and Symptoms, links to diagnosis and treatment
Arteriosclerosis - article from Fact Monster
Arteriosclerosis (hardening arteries)/ Atherosclerosis (build up of plaque) - comprehensive site covering symptoms and treatments, by Crestor
Rheumatic Fever Symptoms, Causes & Treatments by Univ of Virginia
Rheumatic Fever by Texas Heart Institute. Causes and symptoms
Rheumatic Fever, medical home manual
Circulation Station - Great interactive activity. Students are given a task and must click on the correct body part to complete the job.
About the heart - An interactive diagram with information
Watch your heart valves at work
View the parts of the heart w/wo labels
Watch the flow of blood to the heart
Use a stethoscope to find the heart
Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham MA