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Here's To Your Healthy Heart!
Students examine the primary controllable and uncontrollable factors that put one at greater risk for developing heart disease. Through discussion, research, physical tests, and questionnaires they determine whether or not they are at risk of some day having a heart attack.
6th - 8th Science
Exercise and the Human Heart
Interpret data and learn about the human heart in one activity! After learning about the way blood flows in the body, fifth graders answer two questions about a graph displaying pulse rate. They then take their own pulses to find the difference between resting and active heart rate.
4th - 6th Science
Exercise and Your Heart
Take a look at this four-page handout on exercise and the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and most of that could be prevented. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and a longer healthier life. Check out some myths about exercise and what it really takes to stay in shape.
6th - 10th Health
Blood Pressure and Heart Disease
Young scholars explore the major causes of heat attacks as the topics of the human circulatory system, blood pressure, heart disease, arteries and veins are examined. Opinions on the topics are developed as researched material is presented to the group.
7th - 12th Science
You've Got to Have Heart
After reading an excellent description of the human heart, fifth graders look at a drawing of a human body, and choose the circle they think represents where the human heart is found. There are four circles inside the character's chest. The pulse is also a part of the learning, and there's an excellent at-home activity described.
Heart Health: Awareness and Research for Women
Students explore basic heart anatomy, review basic definition of heart disease, research different tests used to diagnose heart disease and heart attacks, discuss what constitutes a "healthy heart" lifestyle, and incorporate it into their daily habits.
6th - 8th Science
Do You Have the Strength?
Students examine the strength and resilience of the human heart. They squeeze a tennis ball to demonstrate the strength of the human heart, record and analyze the results on a worksheet, and create a poster of a design of a device to fix the heart when something has gone wrong.
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering
Are You At Risk For Heart Disease?
Students investigate the dangers associated with heart disease. They conduct research in order to find some of the risk factors associated with contracting the disease. Students make a life health plan in order to prevent the adult onset of heart disease.
9th - 12th Health
Explore some of the causes and preventions of heart disease. Young learners play a game of tag in which the taggers role play as risk factors for heart disease. Players who are tagged call out "heart alert" and are saved when someone else exercises with them.
3rd - 8th Physical Education
The Human Heart
Students explore biology by completing a human anatomy activity. In this human heart lesson, students identify the purpose of the heart within the body and count their heart beats. Students record their pulse while not moving and after a physical event.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Oklahoma's Berry Best
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The instructional activity is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new vocabulary.
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Designed