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Students discover the power of their heart and provide an opportunity to talk about ways to maintain good health. In this early childhood heart instructional activity, students diagram a human heart, identify exercises that promote a healthy heart, and identify healthy eating habits.
Eighth graders analyze the parts of a human heart. In this heart anatomy lesson, 8th graders work use a stethoscope to listen to partner's heartbeats. Students use the PASCO software to view a graphic representation of their heartbeats and complete a lab activity. Students label the parts of a heart on a diagram and view a related PowerPoint. Students complete a scavenger hunt activity and read from their textbook.
Upper elementary pupils learn about the blood transportation system and anatomy of the human heart. They fill in an outline of the human heart (not included) focusing on the flow of blood to and from the heart. Using stethoscopes, they track blood flow in resting and elevated states. Includes links to interactive support materials that are integral to the activity. Recommended for Inspiration software, but it's not required. This resource has the makings of a strong, engaging lesson, but you will need to flesh it out on your own.
Students examine the functions of the heart and ways to maintain a healthy heart. For this human body science lesson, students listen to Magic School Bus Inside the Human Heart, and diagram the human heart and blood flow. Students participate in exercises that promote a healthy heart, and chart their heart rate.