When Zork, a dashing space creature, zooms to Earth, he’s curious about the strange thumping noises he hears emanating from the inhabitants. Thanks to his see-through-anything Zorkvision and a helpful narrator, Zork learns all about the amazing human heart. Through clever animation, Zork — along with young viewers of this fascinating program — sees the heart’s size, shape, location and all the tubes that branch out from it and spread throughout the body. He discovers that capillaries, the tiniest branches of the circulatory system, deliver blood with nutrients to all the body’s cells. The lungs and the circulatory system are also discussed in relation to their work with the heart. Produced by Christianson Productions, Inc. A Coronet release. (2nd Ed.) This fully animated series features Zork, a space creature with a very inquisitive mind and a talent for getting into humorous situations. Fascinated by human beings, Zork wants to know how people breathe, move and grow. He wants to understand how their hearts work and how they digest their food. Often, his inquisitive nature leads him to wrong conclusions and comical misunderstandings, all of which captivate young audiences and make learning about the human body fun.
10 minutes • Color