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BIO302: Human Anatomy

Unit 6: Cardiovascular System   The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood, and blood vessels.  The heart and blood work together to circulate oxygen and nutrition to all parts of the body.  In this unit, we will study the properties of cardiac muscle, the chambers of the heart, and the various layers that comprise a blood vessel.  We will also learn about the body’s networks of blood vessels in order to gain an understanding of the way in which blood circulates throughout the body.

Unit 6 Time Advisory
This unit should take you approximately 9 hours to complete.

☐    Subunit 6.1: 4.5 hours

☐    Subunit 6.2: 4.5 hours

Unit6 Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:
- Explain the overall structure and function of the circulatory system including the organs. - Define the structure and function of the heart, including the heart tissue. - Explain the differences between the cardiac muscle and skeletal muscles. - Describe the structures and functions of the blood vessels with an emphasis on the walls.

6.1 The Heart   6.1.1 Cardiac Muscle Tissue   - Reading: Michael Farabee’s “Animal Cells and Tissues” Link: Michael Farabee’s “Animal Cells and Tissues” (HTML)
 
Instructions: After accessing the webpage above using the hyperlink, click on “Muscle Tissue” in the table of contents, specifically noting the section on cardiac muscle to get a quick overview of the structure and function of cardiac muscle tissue.
 
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6.1.2 Anatomy of the Heart   - Lecture: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Hematology / Cardiology”: Lecture 14 and Lecture 15 Link: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Hematology / Cardiology”: Lecture 14and Lecture 15

 Instructions: Please view the entirety of Lecture 14 (47:12
minutes) and Lecture 15 (46:22 minutes) to learn about circulatory
system including the anatomy of the heart.  
    
 Terms of Use: The above video is reposted from the University of
California – Berkeley’s
[Webcast.Berkeley](http://webcast.berkeley.edu/).  The original
version can be
found [here](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P680vk8hPZg) and [here](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FScPwj_Wdc). 
This video is released under a [Creative Commons
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  • Reading: Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter V - Angiology, Section 4b - “The Heart” Link: Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter V - Angiology, Section 4b - “The Heart”(PDF)
     
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    Instructions: Please read this page to learn about the organization and anatomy of the heart.    
     
    Terms of Use: This material is part of the Public Domain. 

  • Assessment: McGraw-Hill’s Online Learning Center “Cardiovascular System: The Heart” Labeling Exercises and “Cardiovascular System: The Heart” Quiz Link: McGraw-Hill’s Online Learning Center “The Heart” Labeling Exercises (HTML) and “The Heart” Quiz(HTML)
     
    Instructions: Please complete the labeling exercises to demonstrate your understanding of the anatomy of the heart.  Click on each hyperlink on the webpage to open up a new window with a labeling exercise.
     
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6.2 Blood Vessels   6.2.1 Arteries   - Lecture: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Blood Vascular System”: Lecture 16 and Lecture 17 Link: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Blood Vascular System”: Lecture 16 and Lecture 17

 Instructions: Please view the entirety of Lecture 16 (51:26
minutes) and the first half of Lecture 17 (up until 21 minutes 35
seconds into the video) to learn about the anatomy of arteries and
of the arterial network.  
    
 Terms of Use: The above video is reposted from the University of
California – Berkeley’s
[Webcast.Berkeley](http://webcast.berkeley.edu/).  The original
version can be
found [here](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_-ugHJl-OE) and [here](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIY8gGQnSVw). 
This video is released under a [Creative Commons
Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported
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  • Reading: Bartleby.com’s version of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter VI - The Arteries Links: Bartleby.com’s version of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter VI - The Arteries(PDF)
     
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    Instructions: Please read the entirety of Chapter VI - “The Arteries” to learn about the anatomy of the arteries and arterial system.  Scroll down the Table of Contents page to find this chapter.  Each section within the chapter can be accessed by clicking the corresponding links within the Table of Contents.
     
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6.2.2 Veins   - Lecture: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Blood Vascular System” Lecture 17 and Lecture 18 Link: UC Berkeley: Professor Marian Diamond’s General Human Anatomy “Blood Vascular System” Lecture 17 and Lecture 18

 Instructions: Please view the second half of Lecture 17 (beginning
21min 35sec into the video) and the beginning of Lecture 18 (until
12min 30sec into the video) to learn about the anatomy of veins and
the venous network, as listed in the subtopics below.  

 Terms of Use: The above video is reposted from the University of
California – Berkeley’s
[Webcast.Berkeley](http://webcast.berkeley.edu/).  The original
version can be
found [here](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIY8gGQnSVw) and [here](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bDMk1ciDm8). 
This video is released under a [Creative Commons
Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported
License](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). 
  • Reading: Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter VII - The Veins Links: Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: Chapter VII - The Veins(PDF)
     
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    Instructions: Please read the entirety of Chapter VII - “The Veins” to learn about the anatomy of the veins and venous system.  This reading will cover the subtopics listed below in points 5.2.2.1 - 5.2.2.2.

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  • Assessment: McGraw-Hill’s Online Learning Center “Peripheral Circulation and Regulation” Quiz Link: McGraw-Hill’s Online Learning Center “Peripheral Circulation and Regulation” Quiz (HTML)
     
    Instructions: Please complete the quiz to show your mastery of the circulatory anatomy and related concepts.  After you complete the quiz, click on the “Submit Answers” button at the bottom of the webpage to redirect to the answer key.
     
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