Search our catalog for the subject words heart or circulatory system with juvenile (enter words with a space between them).
Don’t forget to ask the librarian if there are books set aside on school reserve for this topic!
- The Heart: An Online Exploration
- Explore the heart. Discover the complexities of its development and structure. Follow the blood through the blood vessels. Wander through the weblike body systems. Learn how to have a healthy heart and how to monitor your heart’s health. Look back at the history of heart science. From the Franklin Institute.
- The Heart and the Circulatory System
- Access Excellence presents background, activites, a glossary, and resources on the heart and circulatory system.
- How Your Heart Works
- Anatomy of the heart, chambers and valves, the electrical system, blood supply, and interesting heart facts are all sections of this site.
- Human Anatomy Online
- Click on the cardiovascular system.
- The JayDoc HistoWeb
- From the University of Kansas Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, this site includes slides of the heart and the entire cardiovascular system (see “muscle” and “vascular” sections).
- NOVA Online: Cut to the Heart
- Read about pioneers in heart surgery. See a map of the heart and more.