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In this World Heart Day worksheet, students complete activities including reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for World Heart Day.
Students name the main parts of the heart and what events occur there. They write a reaction that contains complete sentences, and uses proper spelling and grammar, after viewing a video. Students define the following terms: contraction, relaxation, ventricles, atria, pulse rate, and pump. They list ways in which the risks of heart disease can be minimized.
In this viruses worksheet, students read given information about the effect of viruses on people throughout history. Students create a bar graph comparing the viruses and answer seven questions based on the information they have learned.
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some exercises designed to get you moving. Everything you need to help you make healthy choices is included.
Make a commitment to give up one, just one, unhealthy food or drink. Teachers make a commitment for a month, the youngsters make a commitment for two weeks. The youngsters buddy up to support each other. Do this activity in February, which is Heart Month. Valentine's Day might be a focal point to launch this endeavor. Give your learners food for thought and teach them about heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity and being overweight.
Young scholars read the article Blood Test Predicts When You'll Die. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the article and complete a variety of activities. They work individually and in pairs to complete questions dealing with comprehension and listening and also on questions that ask for their opinion. This lesson includes the article, all worksheets necessary, and a homework assignment.
Students read an article that explains the dangers of household bacteria. In this lesson, students explore items in a home that easily hold bacteria, then complete several activities to reinforce comprehension of the article.
Students investigate the causes of heart disease and survey the staff to gather data on their health and family history.  In this health instructional activity students create a PowerPoint presentation and brochure on the communities health.
Students examine the problem of obesity among teenagers. They view a video and discuss what could be done to avoid becoming overweight. They also explore the importance of exercise.
Students examine Food Guide Pyramid and Dietary Guidelines. They look at samples of serving sizes, sort different foods into their correct groups, complete worksheets to discover which types of foods they eat regularly, and discuss dietary guidelines.
It's disturbing to think that one third of children born after the year 2000 will suffer from diabetes and perhaps be the first generation to live shorter lives than their parents! Too many youngsters are not eating properly and are not physically active. It all begins at a young age. Help your class learn about and develop healthy eating habits and become more physically active.
Students examine why food is important and name the parts of the digestive system.  In this investigative lesson students define respiration and draw and label the parts of the respiratory system.
Students explore the significance of a resting and an active heart rate. In this heart lesson plan students chart data on their pulse and draw a diagram of the heart.
Young scholars collect and analyze data using  percent difference. In this algebra lesson, students relate the concepts of algebra to cardiac physiology.
Students explain the workings and anatomy of the heart and to explore new medical techniques that help people live longer, healthier lives.
Students examine how the heart works and portray being an intern, They work with a cardiologist to discover how doctors trace a patient's symptoms to diagnose the specific condition and choose an appropriate treatment.
Students research the basic concepts of heart health and disease and become an expert in an area as it relates to the heart and circulatory system. They prepare a multimedia presentation of their findings.
An article relaying vital information about health and nutrition are the backbone of this lesson on eating the right foods. A series of activities are used to help upper graders understand the science supporting our understanding of what is and what is not a healthy food. They read, listen, fill in the blanks, and have a discussoin. Note: This lesson may not keep the interest of an upper grader and would probably be better suited for grades 5-8.
Students study what phytochemicals are, how they work and where you can find them. In this food chemicals lesson students complete and activity and study products that contain phytochemicals. 
Students play a game demonstrating five risk factors for heart disease, and Explain how to avoid the development of heart disease. They use various locomotor skills to travel. (i.e. walking, skipping, galloping, hopping, etc.)