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Heart Rate and Exercise
What is the relationship among the heart, circulation, and exercise? Your class members will explore first-hand how different physical exercises affect an individual's heart rate. They will begin by learning how to measure their own heart rate, and then working individually or in partners, will analyze the effect of such activities as breathing deeply, doing jumping jacks, and listening to fast music.
3rd - 10th Physical Education 134 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Heart Rate and Exercise
Teach your exercise enthusiasts to read their pulse rate at the radial artery for 15 seconds and multiply by four to calculate beats per minute. Have them perform a variety of activities, recording their heart rates after one minute of each.
3rd - 8th Science 60 Views 39 Downloads
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System
Pump up your class while studying the cardiovascular system with this pair of activities. In one, learners record heart rates during different actions. In the second, they read kid-friendly heart health articles online and then write a haiku reflecting what they learned.
3rd - 5th Science 128 Views 142 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Heart Rate and Body Position
Students explore the concept of heart rate. In this heart rate lesson, students measure their heart rate sitting, lying, and standing. Students work in groups to collect data for each position and graph the heart rate v. position for each group member.
8th - 12th Math 13 Views 52 Downloads
Exercise and the Heart: Defining Healthy Heart Rates
Middle schoolers explore heart rates. In this heart rate instructional activity, students discover the average heart rates for adolescents. Middle schoolers evaluate their resting heart rates and compare their pulse before and after exercising.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 44 Downloads
Young scholars move through a variety of locomotor skills at different paces to see how they affect their heart rate. In this health, human body, and physical activity lesson plan, students measure their heart rate and discuss health. A particularly strong, cross-curricular lesson plan.
2nd - 6th Health 14 Views 102 Downloads
Temperature Affects The Heart Rate
Students relate heart rate and development to environmental conditions through experiment. In cooperative groups, students record the heart rate in developing zebra fish. Groups create a standard curve to predict the temperature at which a group of zebra fish embryos were raised.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Interpreting Heart Rates During Various Physical Activities
Learners review terminology: pulse, heart rate, target heart rate zone. They work in three groups, and assigned to one of three activity stations. At 5-minute intervals, 4th graders check their pulse and record it on their group card. They rotate to the next station.
4th Physical Education 6 Views 22 Downloads
Classroom Heart Rates
Students check and record heart-rates of other classmates. They compare and design questions to explain the differences in their findings. Possible explanations might include: the effects of culture, lifestyles, age and gender on heart rate.
4th - 8th Science 7 Views 11 Downloads
Heart Rate Monitoring
Algebra learners like this resource because it is easy to understand and it relates to their lives. Whether you are starting a new workout routine, or just climbing the stairs, your heart rate increases and decreases throughout the day. Have your number crunchers construct a graph of this model and answer some simple questions.
7th - 9th Math 23 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Peak Heart Rates
Healthy algebra students start their day studying peak heart rate posters that look very much like tables. Through some good questioning, collaborative groups work to read between the lines to find other age-peak heart rate relationships not printed on the posters.
8th - 9th Math 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Target Heart Rate
This accompanies a lesson on how various activities affect heart rate. Young learners identify resting heart rate and target heart rate. They do some physical activities to measure their heart rates for each of those activities. They then look at the information and make some evaluations about their current level of cardiovascular health and how they might improve it.
7th - 10th Health 3 Views 35 Downloads
Exercise and Heartrate
Fourth graders experiment to find the effects of exercise on the heart rate. In this exercise and heart rate lesson plan, 4th graders create questions about exercise and heart rate. Students use the scientific method to test and analyze results of the experiment.
4th Health 4 Views 22 Downloads
Marathon Challenge by PBS
Does your class have the heart for this activity about exercise and pulse rates? After measuring resting heart rate and recovery heart rate, have your young athletes investigate pulse rate and the effect of exercise on pulse rate. This is a great activity for a health class or a physical education class.
6th - 10th Health 27 Views 35 Downloads