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This PBS site contains hands-on activities that model obstructed blood vessels.  Materials are simple--straws, clay, and water--and the experiments are easy to do.  You'll model how blood pressure changes when a blood vessel is obstructed and also how elevated blood pressure can damage a weakened artery.  This site contains links to related PBS videos.
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Keywords:
artery, blood vessel, heart, pressure, vein
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Metadata instance created November 13, 2007 by Ann Deml
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(Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, 2000), WWW Document, (http://www.pbs.org/saf/1104/teaching/teaching.htm).
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Affairs of the Heart: Exploring Vessel Physics (Public Broadcasting Service, Alexandria, 2000), <http://www.pbs.org/saf/1104/teaching/teaching.htm>.
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Affairs of the Heart: Exploring Vessel Physics. (2000). Retrieved July 29, 2014, from Public Broadcasting Service: http://www.pbs.org/saf/1104/teaching/teaching.htm
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Public Broadcasting Service. Affairs of the Heart: Exploring Vessel Physics. Alexandria: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000. http://www.pbs.org/saf/1104/teaching/teaching.htm (accessed 29 July 2014).
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Affairs of the Heart: Exploring Vessel Physics. Alexandria: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000. 29 July 2014 <http://www.pbs.org/saf/1104/teaching/teaching.htm>.
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