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Map of the Human Heart

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Here's To Your Healthy Heart!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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Blood Pressure and Heart Disease

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students 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...
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Cardiovascular Disease

For Students 6th - 8th
In this health worksheet, students find the words that are related to cardiovascular disease and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Exercise and the Human Heart

For Students 4th - 6th
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...
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Heart Health: Awareness and Research for Women

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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Exercise and Your Heart

For Students 6th - 10th
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...
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What's Your Hypothesis?

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Find the article, "In the Thick of Air Pollution," not through the resource link in the lesson, but through an Internet search. Have high schoolers read it and perform calculations with the statistics provided. The objective is to...
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About Your Heart and Exercise

For Students 4th - 10th
A handout and worksheet composed of two pages of resource information and two pages of questions that require short answers. The main idea of the handout is in choosing an exercise program. Each activity session should include a warm-up...
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Living by the Code

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explain why new drugs are needed to treat cardiovascular disease, cancer, inflammation, and infections. They infer why some marine invertebrates are promising sources of new drugs, explaining the process in which cells...
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The Human Heart: An Introduction

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Are You At Risk For Heart Disease?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Heart Disease Prevention

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a PowerPoint presentation on heart disease.  In this creative lesson students include symptoms, causes, treatments and ideas for prevention in their presentation. 
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The Human Heart

For Students 4th - 6th
In this labeling the human heart worksheet, students observe an illustration of a human heart, label the parts using a word bank, and draw arrows showing the direction of the flow of blood. Students complete seven answers.
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Health Concerns Lecture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
This lesson on health concerns includes a ton of information. There is a PowerPoint presentation that walks through the entire lesson. If you want a quick introduction to these topics then run through this slide presentation quickly, but...
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Heart Alert

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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...
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Heart Disease and Heart Attacks

For Students 10th - 12th
Using some great diagrams and photos, Salman Khan is able to differentiate and clarify blockage of systemic arteries versus blockage of the coronary arteries
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The Human Heart

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore biology by completing a human anatomy activity. For 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...
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The Human Heart

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the human heart and the circulatory system. They observe how exercise affects the heart rate and how blood vessels carry blood through the heart and body. Students observe how the blood is carried to and from the...
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You've Got to Have Heart

For Students 5th
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....
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Introduction of the Human Heart

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Human Heart Quiz #2

For Students 7th - 12th
In this human heart quiz worksheet, students complete an on-line game, clicking on questions and matching answer cards and scoring 1 point per correct answer. Printable version available also.
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Human Heart Quiz #1

For Students 5th - 8th
For this human heart quiz worksheet, students complete an on-line game, clicking on questions and matching answer cards and scoring 1 point per correct answer. Printable version available also.
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How to Protect Your Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine risk factors associated with heart disease and develop their own personal plans for decreasing the risk of heart disease.