The Heart of the Matter
Students study the heart and the circulatory system. They practice taking their pulse. They create a model of blood cells and squeeze tennis balls to demonstrate just how hard the heart muscle works.
3rd - 5th Science 15 Views 25 Downloads
Explore the circulatory system with a cardiovascular pump activity that promotes discovery and discussion as class members create a functioning model of the heart. Continue the learning process through a web quest showcasing the body's...
5th Science 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