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D4K: The Heart

Special | 29m 5s Video has closed captioning.

The heart shape is the symbol of love, but a real heart looks nothing like a valentine. Today, we know your heart is a muscle, the most important muscle in your body. Over an average lifetime, the heartbeats more than two and a half billion times! Learn more. Cardiologists Dr. Eric Carter and Dr. Eloisa Walker answer students’ questions about the heart.

Aired: 02/21/06

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.