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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Circulatory System Kit

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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Circulatory System Kit is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
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Using a unique combination of tubing, pumps, and one-way valves, student teams compete to model the heart's pumping action and gain a better understanding of how blood circulation works in the body. Students construct models of blood flow through a closed-loop system and perform a series of increasingly complex design challenges to demonstrate their knowledge of how vessels, heart valves, and contracting chambers work together.

 
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Using a unique combination of tubing, pumps, and one-way valves, student teams compete to model the heart's pumping action and gain a better understanding of how blood circulation works in the body. Students construct models of blood flow through a closed-loop system and perform a series of increasingly complex design challenges to demonstrate their knowledge of how vessels, heart valves, and contracting chambers work together. The 8-Station Kit (item #691003) is designed for a class of 32 students working in groups of 4. The 1-Station Kit (item #691004) is designed for 4 students working in a single group.

 
 
 
 
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple Yet Challenging I bought this for my high school STEM course and also plan on using it for Anatomy & Physiology. My STEM students thoroughly enjoyed it. There were puzzled at first and it took them a while to get started, but once they figured out the initial design, the students worked through the steps fairly quickly. It make them think and challenged them to be creative. This activity brought up a lot of questions about the heart of other organisms and led to some additional research - initiated by the students!
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Engaging and encourages deeper understanding My Anatomy students enjoyed this activity. It did force them to think and struggle a bit, but they were able to be successful, and improve their work over time. It's rare to find a quality inquiry & engineering activity in Human Anatomy, and this is a great activity to meet those standards. I gave four stars on Ease of Use because my students did have trouble fitting the tubing together on some of the connectors, but that's necessary to achieve a tighter fit with less leaks. You will need at least two days of class (50 minute periods) to complete this lesson.
Date published: 2016-03-21
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