The internet is full of amazing animations and infographics that can really aid our visual learners. I love this explanation of how the heart works which is found at http://www.explania.com/en/channels/health/detail/the-human-heart
Explore the embedded infographic below
This interactive infographic explains the anatomy and function of the human heart. Follow the instructions on the inforgraphic and use it to see how the blood flows through the different chambers and valves. Visualize the blood flow inside the heart using using the scroll bar provided on the infographic.
This could be a very useful supplement resource for a Life Sciences teacher. More examples of animations and videos can be found at:
- The Medical animation library: http://www.pennmedicine.org/health_info/animationplayer/
- Interactive Biology: http://www.interactive-biology.com/
- Interactive Biology on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/InteractiveBiology