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Circulatory System
The Heart

Circulatory System
Circulatory System

The Heart
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.21

     challenging words:    circulation, heartless, flex, people, actually, heartbeat, dioxide, carbon, beating, working, alive, blood, pumped, heart, body, important

The Heart
By Brandi Waters

1     Many people think of love when they think about their hearts. They might say, "I love you from the bottom of my heart." Sometimes people complain of having a broken heart when they are sad. A person who does something mean might be described as being heartless. Actually, your heart has nothing to do with your feelings. Your heart has a much more important job.
2     Your heart is a big muscle. It is about the same size as your fist. Like all muscles, your heart can "flex." It makes a squeezing motion when it flexes. Your heart does this over and over again. This is your heartbeat. Your heart beats to move blood to all the parts of your body. This process is called circulation. It takes less than a minute to move blood to all of the cells in your body! Blood is pumped to your lungs where it picks up oxygen from the air you breathe. Next, the blood is .....
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Circulatory System
             Circulatory System

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    Circulatory System  
    Digestive System  
    Excretory System  
    Food Pyramid  
    Health Professionals  
    Healthy Life  
    Medical Tools  
    Miscellaneous Health Topics  
    Muscular System  
    My Plate  
    Nervous System  
    Reproductive System  
    Respiratory System  
    Skeletal System  
    The Five Senses  
    The Human Body  

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