The Life Pump
The Circulatory System

Science Fact file


  • Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to all the cells of the body.
  • White blood cells are like soldiers protecting the body.
  • ARTERIES are vessels that carry blood away from the heart.
  • VEINS are vessels that carry blood back to the heart.
  • Blood CIRCULATES--circles--all around your body in about one or two minutes.
  • Inside the heart are four hollow chambers. Each chamber is a little pump. The pumping pushes blood all around your body.

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