Lesson Plan

Heart and Lungs

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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 resources that bring in an interdisciplinary aspect.

2 Collections 508 Views 387 Downloads NGSS: Adaptable
  • Adaptations suggested for younger learners
  • Critical thinking questions provided for discussion
  • Interdisciplinary components address health, language arts, and math
  • A student data sheet and projectable slides guide learners through the breathing and pulse counts
  • Data sheet also comes in Spanish
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