Heart as a Pump
Learners explore the working of the heart by making comparisons with the actions of a pump. They find examples of pumps and valves in facets, aerosol sprays, automobile fuel pumps, and many household items in daily use.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Heart Rate and Exercise
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...
3rd - 10th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System
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...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Heart and Circulation: Pre- and Post-Assessments
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...
5th - 8th Science
How the Body Works - The Circulatory System
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...
2 mins 4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable