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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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#### Heart Rate and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
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...
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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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#### 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. LearnersÂ perform a variety of activities, recording their heart rates after one minute of each. Though this...
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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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#### 5,6,7,8 Line Dance

For Teachers 4th - 11th
5,6,7,8 Line Dance is a very simple, but very fast-paced line dance. It is comprised of the grapvine steps, moving forward and backwards, moving diagonally, jumping, and clapping. There is a repeating section of the dance which calls for...
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#### Interpreting Heart Rates During Various Physical Activities

For Teachers 4th
LearnersÂ 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....
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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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#### The Effect of Math Anxiety on Cardiovascular Homeostasis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using a pulse monitor, learners will measure a resting pulse, take a math test, and then measure the pulse again. They analyze the change in pulse and compare it to performance on the test. This multi-purpose lesson can be used in a...
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#### Crazy Frog Dance

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Teach your young learners some basic line dance steps. Get them moving to increase their heart rates and to have fun. This dance consists of a few steps and there is a part that is for free-style moves. While the written description is...
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#### Why Be Active?

For Teachers K - 5th
What are some of the benefits of physical activity? Young learners take a look at not just the physical benefits, but also the emotional and social benefits of being physically active. There is a heart rate activity to count their...
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For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate how to find their pulse and count the beats after a certain amount of time. In cooperative pairs, 5th graders use a stopwatch to keep track of their partner's heart rate in seconds. Pairs make a graph from their...
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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 instructional activity students chart data on their pulse and draw a diagram of the heart.
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#### Heart Rate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students 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...
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#### Graphing Heart Rates

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students take their pulse rates. In this graphing lesson, students take their pulse rates and graph them. Students do various physical activities and graph the differences in their pulse rates.
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#### Regulation of Human Heart Rate

For Students 9th - 12th
In this regulation of the human heart rate activity, students learn to measure their heart rate and design an experiment to test for the affects of a stimulus on the heart rate.
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#### A Child's Journey through Medicine

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students experience a variety of activities that relate to human physiology and their functions. They create graphs and charts after testing their heart rates and blood pressure They conduct a survey of the student body and create ...
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#### How Do You Measure Up

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the concept of heart rate and how it is effected by environmental stresses like exercise. They conduct research readings and evaluate the data to form a hypothesis to initiate class discussion about the...
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#### Temperature Affects The Heart Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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#### Intermediate PE Activity-Walk Across the USA

For Teachers K - 12th
Students, in teams, in physical education classes, attempt to collectively "walk across America." They measure a mile of walking distance at their school and then track how many they walk. They trace the miles on an actual map,...
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#### TE Activity: The Beat Goes On

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine what the pulse is before examining how to measure the heart rate in different situations. They build a simple device that measures the heart rate, take heart rates, and record them on a worksheet. They discuss how...
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#### Measuring the Impact of Exercise And Body Position (laying Down, Sitting And Standing) on Heart Rate

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders gather data on heart rate during exercise and at rest in three different positions. They compute male and female averages for each different heart rate and graph each and draw conclusions based upon the data about the...
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#### Feel the Beat!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the benefits and work towards maintaining a target heart rate by practicing an aerobic activity. They construct a bar graph of their own heart rates after four, three-minute runs.
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#### Partner Mile Run/Heart Rate Calculation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers improve fitness, calculating target heart rates, and prepare for the mile run physical fitness test.