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    The Kids Watch section contains graphics and multimedia that make anatomy come alive.



The Kids Watch section contains graphics and multimedia anatomy resources that can be used to augment both Project Heart and other related lesson plans. Each topic includes a Flash animation and a PDF for download.

Anatomy topics covered include:

  • External Anatomy of the Heart
  • Coronary Arteries
  • Vascular System
  • Internal Anatomy of the Heart
  • Heart Valves
  • Conduction System
  • Circulatory System
  • The Blood
  • Blood Vessel Cutaway
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Oxygen Transfer
  • Blood Vessels of the Body


  1. Go to the Kids Watch section of the Project Heart website.
  2. Click on an icon to watch a Flash animation about the desired topic.
  3. Some of the animations are interactive. Use your mouse to spin the image, view labels, and more. Some animations are not interactive. Simply watch the video and reload the page if you wish to restart it.
  4. Click on the 'More' button to visit the THI Heart Information Center and get even more information.
  5. Click on the 'PDF' button to print a worksheet.
  6. To watch another anatomy animation, click on one of the links in the left-hand navigation toolbar.

Make it even more interactive with  Web 2.0

  • Submit a heart health question to a real THI doctor using the free online service Ask A Texas Heart Institute Doctor.
  • Create an anatomy labeling game using Post-It from ClassTools.
  • Create a flipbook about a red blood cell traveling through the circulatory system using Benttonplay! Flipbook!.
  • Write a customized thank you card to your heart for all of its hard work using Got Free Cards or Smilebox.

Download the classroom posters

Help anatomy come alive in your classroom with these anatomy infographic posters. Just print them on 11 x 17 paper. Topics include the blood, heart, cardiovascular system, heart valves, and conduction system.

Infographic Anatomy Poster - Blood Infographic Anatomy Poster - The Heart Infographic Anatomy Poster - Cardiovascular System Infographic Anatomy Poster - Heart Valves Infographic Anatomy Poster - Conduction

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