Why Do We Hiccup?

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There are so many remedies for curing the hiccups, from eating honey, to being scared, to breathing into a bag. But what makes the diaphragm contract the way it does? Watch an informative video to find out what causes hiccups.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners calculate the amount of hiccups the girl in the video had (50 times per minute for four weeks)
  • Flip the classroom and have individuals view the link outside of class, saving class time for the discussion and research
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is best suited for older-aged learners due to the complex anatomical terms in the video
Pros

  • Along with the video, the resource includes discussion questions, an assessment, and links for further research
Cons

  • None