# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 2103140666

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the major structures and functions of the circulatory system.


Identification should include the types of structures, and functions of blood vessels and circulation:
  • Arteries function to carry blood away from the heart.
  • Veins function to carry blood back to the heart.
  • Capillaries function to carry blood between the arterial and venous vessels.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the effect of dehydration on the circulatory system?
  • What is the effect of hemorrhage on the circulatory system?
  • Why do humans have veins and arteries?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
  1. comparison of their metabolic activities;
  2. maintenance of homeostasis;
  3. how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans;
  4. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;
  5. how viruses compare with organisms; and
  6. evidence supporting the germ theory of infectious disease.

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