Lightening the Load
Students explore a study of African women who are able to carry heavy loads by altering their gait; they then conduct experiments that study the relationship between exertion, weight and heart rate.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
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
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
You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
9th - 12th Science
Getting to the Heart of Stent Design
What goes into the design and testing of a stent? The video highlights the testing involved in stent design to keep the blood flowing to the heart. The biomedical engineers explain the experimental and computational simulation methods of...
4 mins 5th - 12th Science
How the Heart Actually Pumps Blood
Let your heart rejoice! A unique video explains in detail how the heart works to transport blood throughout the human body. Use it during your human body unit, and then discuss the accompanying comprehension questions as a review of the...
4 mins 7th - 11th Science