The Heart — Wilton Library
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The Heart

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.