The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems Activity In your Science notebook (left side activity) draw a picture of the human heart (pg. 450) and the lungs (pg.456). Make sure to label all parts of both the heart and lungs. Circulatory System Complete the following questions: 1. Describe the function of the left atrium and right atrium. 2. Describe the function of the left ventricle and right ventricle. 3. Which side of the heart receives oxygen-poor blood and where does the blood come from? 4. Which side of the heart receives oxygen-rich blood and where does the blood come from? 5. Why is it important for your heart to keep oxygen-rich blood separate from oxygen-poor blood? 6. In your own words describe the function of arteries, veins, and capillaries. Be sure to explain why our body needs these. Respiratory System 1. What are the parts of the respiratory system? 2. Describe the direction of air flow into the lungs. 3. What is something you can do/ avoid to keep your lungs healthy? Explain why these activities will help. 4. In what part of the respiratory system are your vocal cords located? 5. In your own words describe the diaphragm. 6. Explain the process of gas exchange in the respiratory system.