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  • Name: The heart
  • Code: B.3.9.LS.5
  • Specification Reference: N/A
  • Keywords: The heart, chambers, vessels, blood
  • Objectives: To describe the flow of red blood cells around the double circulatory system. To complete a heart dissection and so be able to label the parts of the heart and show the flow of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. To complete a practical showing the effect of exercise on heart rate
  • Competency: Describe and label a diagram of a heart
  • Proficiency: Explain how the heart is adapted to its function
  • Mastery: Describe the heart as a double pump and explain why this is efficient

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