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23 reviewed resources for blood flow and a healthy heart

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A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students demonstrate their perception of what it means to have a healthy heart. They comprehend what each individual needs to do in order to ensure health and how to prevent heart disease.
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Healthy Heart

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students examine the functions of the heart and ways to maintain a healthy heart.  In this human body science lesson plan, students listen to Magic School Bus Inside the Human Heart, and diagram the human heart and blood flow.  Students...
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Blood Pressure Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Under pressure! The second lesson of the series introduces the class to blood pressure and the impact of high blood pressure on the cardiovascular system. It helps learners make the connection between blood pressure and how the heart...
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It’s the Heart of the Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get the class jumping for joy with a fascinating look at matters of the heart. Learners perform physical tasks, collect and analyze heart rate data, and study conditions that affect heart health. Use the action-packed lesson plan to...
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How Does Blood Circulate?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the path of their blood through their heart and body.  In this heart lesson, 5th graders recognize that blood travels in one direction through arteries and one through veins. Students complete worksheet about...
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Healthy Heart

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders experiment with their pulse rate. They investigate a beef heart and locate the route of blood flow and the chambers and discuss the function of each chamber. They discuss the circulatory system and compare theirs to the...
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Healthy Heart

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover the power of their heart and provide an opportunity to talk about ways to maintain good health. In this early childhood heart lesson, students diagram a human heart, identify exercises that promote a healthy heart, and...
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Healthy Heart

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders measure resting and active pulse rates and examine animal hearts to see how blood flows through the heart.
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Measuring Blood Pressure

For Students 11th - 12th
In this cardiovascular worksheet, students read through notes, label a diagram and complete 22 review questions in the format of short answer, matching, and problem solving.
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Blood Circulation Simulation

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Act out the circulation of blood in the body with an innovative activity. Kids act as either body parts or blood, and carry necessary nutrients and waste throughout different stations to represent the way that oxygen circulates. 
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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 to Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Begin a unit on the heart, the parts and the function of the heart, and about heart disease with a resource that includes a lecture, a PowerPoint presentation, and research information.  The lesson is the first of a four-part series and...
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How Does Blood Circulate?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discuss health. In this healthy heart lesson, students discover the functions of veins and arteries and what a healthy heart sounds like. They discuss as a class the different parts of the heart and get a chance to listen to a...
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Heart Rate and Physical Fitness Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the causes of heart disease and survey the staff to gather data on their health and family history.  In this health lesson plan students create a PowerPoint presentation and brochure on the communities health.
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Community Survey and Heart Rate Monitor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research about the leading causes of heart disease. In this biology lesson, students survey the faculty and staff of their school regarding their heart health. They create a presentation to share their findings with the class.
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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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Model Heart Valves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups use the knowledge learned about the heart to design and build a prototype of an artificial heart valve. The teams demonstrate the functionality of their valve. They are also responsible for creating a pamphlet that describes...
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How Does Blood Circulate?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students find and describe their blood vessels on their wrists. They compare their circulatory system to a road map. They listen to partner's heartbeats with a stethoscope. They complete an activity sheet.
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Stenosis, Ischemia and Heart Failure

For Students 10th - 12th
Because medical terms can be confusing, this lecture helps the student to understand what each means and how they refer to the human condition of heart disease.
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Your Circulatory System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify the different parts of the heart. In this biology lesson, 7th graders give some examples of heart diseases that might affect them and their family. They suggest ways to improve heart health.
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What Happens to Our Hearts When We Are Active?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discover the benefits of a healthy heart through exercise.  In this physical education lesson, students participate in a few physical activities in order to get their hearts beating faster.  Students examine a visual image of an...
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Heart Valve Replacement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Put your heart into it. Scholars design and build replacements for mitral heart valves. Obviously, they can't test their creations on a real heart, so a box with marbles (to represent blood cells) will suffice.
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Exploring the Circulatory System

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities to study the circulatory system. In this human body systems lesson plan, 6th graders complete a game of '20 Questions' for the circulatory system using a PowerPoint presentation. Students complete a...