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165 resources with the keyterm heart

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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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Why Circulate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Lub-dub, lub-dub. Why does the heart beat? Why does blood circulate throughout the body? Life scientists find out how important circulation is for dissolving and dispersing materials by timing how long it takes for food coloring spread...
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Study Jams! The Circulatory System

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
The topic of this video is sure to get hearts pumping! Mia and Zoe just finish racing and discuss what is going on in the circulatory system. They expound on the capillaries, veins, arteries, the structure of the heart, and the...
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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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Heartifacts

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using rates of various heart functions, pupils determine the number of beats and amount of blood pumped for various times. Once they finish that, learners create a problem using the amount of work accomplished by the heart hourly.
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Go with the Flow

For Students 1st - 7th
Here is a quick little activity life science learners can do to demonstrate how hard our hearts work all day long. They hold one hand overhead for a whole minute and then find that it is more pale than the other that was below heart...
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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 lesson on the external structure of the heart, learners now take a look at the inside. They use a three-color diagram to label a black-and-white...
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It Begins with the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Aspiring anatomists label a photograph of a human heart by comparing it to a colored diagram on the same page. The video that is mentioned in the procedure does not seem to be available, but the overview provides plentiful background...
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Heart and Circulation: Pre- and Post-Assessments

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers demonstrate what they know about the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels. A set of 15 multiple-choice questions also addresses how the heart handles microgravity and how animals without circulatory...
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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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Circulatory System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Don't let the first slide and its blurry picture detract you from the value of this PowerPoint. Yes, it needs new graphics, but the organization flows like blood, and it succinctly covers the structure and function of the circulatory...
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Worksheet and Reading Guide - The Circulatory System

For Students 7th - 12th
Read about the circulatory system through research or a biology textbook, and then provide answers to twenty-five questions. Biology learners who are studying human body systems will benefit from reviewing with these questions. Pair this...
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Marathon Challenge by PBS

For Teachers 6th - 10th
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...
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Naming and Tracing Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd
What shape is this? Young mathematicians learn their shapes by tracing in this 4-part exercise. The shapes include an octagon, a rectangle, a triangle, and a heart. Each is outlined with a dotted line, as is its name below it. Learners...
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Anatomy of The Heart

For Students 7th - 12th
In this health worksheet, students examine the human body and make mental connections to the target function highlighted in the sheet.
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Circulatory and Respiratory Systems Unit - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers Explain how an increased level of activity translates to cells needing more oxygen and how the lungs supply this oxygen by entering the blood stream. They also can explain that the heart is responsible for moving both...
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Build an Oxygen Plant

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars create models of an oxygen-delivery system and relate it to the function of the human circulatory system.
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Home: Where the Heart Is

For Teachers 5th - 12th
If you're looking for copious background information to support study of the human heart, here it is! You can find photos of hearts, and text about the development, structure, systems, and monitoring that support heart function. Also...
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Candy Heart Stories

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners will write stories using the words that are found on candy conversation hearts. They show the proper use of quotation marks while writing the stories with modifications. Randomly, hearts will be selected to start a conversation...
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Healthy Heart Night

For Teachers K - 5th
The idea of having a Healthy Heart Night at your school is a fabulous thought. Here are a few ideas that detail was done at one elementary school. It would take a lot of organizing to make it happen, but seems well worth the effort. This...
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Human Body - Brain Power, part 1/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In an emergency, your brain works overtime to process more information in a smaller amount of time, almost as if you were slowing time down. The job of a firefighter requires this kind of fight-or-flight response and quick thinking. The...
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Body Voyager

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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.