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 beef.
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Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Heart Health: Awareness and Research for Women
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...
6th - 8th Science