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140 resources with the concept the cardiovascular system

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Sports Physiology and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If I want to build up my heart, where should I start? Science scholars use statistics in a sports physiology setting during an insightful experiment. Groups measure resting and active heart rates and develop a scatter plot that shows the...
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Heart and Lungs

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other...
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Challenge: Microgravity

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a festive way to examine what happens to the heart in different gravitational situations! Small groups place a water-filled balloon in different locations (on a table top, in a tub of water, and held in a vertical position), drawing...
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Examining the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Break hearts with this lesson plan: chicken or sheep hearts, that is! Your class examines the external and internal structure of the heart with a dissection activity. A handy anatomy resource provides the necessary materials for...
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Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Pump It Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students design a pumping device that will effectively pump fluid through a model "cardiovascular system." They explore the effects of too much and too little pressure on a circulatory system.
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Here's To Your Healthy Heart!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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...
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What Happens During a Stroke?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A stroke can severely impact a patients' speech, motor skills, and quality of life—if they survive the event in the first place. Learn what happens to the brain during a stroke, and how you can help if someone you see is experiencing a...
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The Tiny Fish That's Changing Modern Medicine

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The key to curing cancer could be swimming around in your aquarium! Young biologists meet the zebra fish and learn about its contributions to medicine in the 149th installment in a series of science videos. The content includes how fish...
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The Mighty Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class follow the step-by-step directions in this resource to dissect a sheep heart and gain a better understanding of this amazing organ. Working in small groups, pupils look for specific parts of the heart during their...
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Exercise: What Kinds of Activities Are Best?

For Teachers 6th Standards
What happens in the muscles during anaerobic and aerobic exercise, and how does this affect the heart and our overall health? A cross-curricular lesson that introduces learners to the lifelong benefits of exercise, including the ability...
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Heart Rate and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Teach your exercise enthusiasts to read their pulse rate at the radial artery and multiply by four to calculate beats per minute. Learners perform a variety of activities, recording their heart rates after one minute of each. Though this...
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A System of Transport

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Anatomy and physiology fans imitate how blood flows from place to place in the circulatory system. After constructing and calibrating their own measurement cups, learners discover that different sizes of vessels transport various volumes...
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The Heart is a Pump

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Circulate this news: the heart is a pump containing one-way valves! Following the previous instructional activity on the external structure of the heart, learners now take a look at the inside. They use a three-color diagram to label a...
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How the Body Works: The Heart

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Where is the heart? What does it do? What other organs help it carry out its function? Here is a hearty little video that answers such questions! With a casual tone and colorful animation, elementary and middle schoolers will fall in...
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Health Concerns Lecture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
This lesson plan on health concerns includes a ton of information. There is a PowerPoint presentation that walks through the entire lesson plan. If you want a quick introduction to these topics then run through this slide presentation...
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Fitness Gram Brochure Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The six categories of this fitness gram project line up with many of the state standards for fitness testing. There is a component in this project for each individual to set a goal for each of the fitness tests to be taken. In this way,...
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About Your Heart and Exercise

For Students 4th - 10th
A handout and instructional activity 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...
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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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The Cardiovascular System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When resting, blood goes from the heart to the lungs and back in about six seconds. An animation of the heart starts simply by showing blood flow through the two halves. It builds in complexity slowly over the course of five slides,...
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Cardiovascular/Circulatory System

For Teachers 5th Standards
Explore the circulatory system with a cardiovascular pump activity that promotes discovery and discussion as class members create a functioning model of the heart. Continue the learning process through a web quest showcasing the body's...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Human Body Systems and Plants

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Fifteen multiple choice questions review a variety of biology topics. In game-show fashion, viewers answer questions about a plant's needs, the skeletal system, and the cardiovascular system. If you happen to teach these three topics...
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Formula for Fitness

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Many youngsters don't understand that fitness is a life-long endeavor, and that it really pays off to be healthy. Use a spreadsheet to document progress in a fitness plan to see if there really in a benefit to running and exercise. Adapt...
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Target Heart Rate

For Students 7th - 10th
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...