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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 13 Views 63 Downloads
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 15 Views 62 Downloads
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 12 Views 107 Downloads
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 9 Views 26 Downloads
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 14 Views 39 Downloads
Heart Health: Awareness and Research for Women
Middle schoolers 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 5 Views 7 Downloads
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 31 Views 116 Downloads
The Human Heart: An Introduction
Fifth graders view a transparency of the human heart and answer questions based on their observations. They read pages from their textbook and discuss the information presented. They visit a website to view the human heart and create a model at home.
5th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Map of the Human Heart
Click on this link and find two animated graphics of the pumping human heart. The path of blood-flow is listed in steps. The connection to the "teacher lesson plan information" does not work, but there are other links to superb resources on this page.
7th - 9th Science 4 Views 30 Downloads
Heart Disease Prevention
Fourth graders get into groups and brainstorm ways to obtain physical activity and different healthy foods to eat. They then develop and write and individual plan for healthy living and commit to enforcing their plan for a minimum of one week, recording their activity.
4th Health 3 Views 11 Downloads
Introduction of the Human Heart
Fifth graders make their observations about the structure of the human heart. Students trace the flow of blood through the human heart. They touch a model of the human heart, 5th graders read aloud a handout that is found in their biology books ( Science Explorer: Human Biology and Health).
5th Science 4 Views 8 Downloads
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.
5th Science 9 Views 15 Downloads
Are You Susceptible?
Students play a game to explore the relationship between genetic variation and environmental factors in the onset of heart disease. They consider the implications for disease prevention of increased knowledge about genetic variation.
11th - Higher Ed Science 5 Views 27 Downloads