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108 resources with the concept heart rate

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Dualathon Warm-Up

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students compete in a biathlon of self chosen events. After reviewing the events of a biathlon and triathlon, students perform the activities of a 3,4, or 5 minute biathlon. Results are recorded by comparing the resting and performing...
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Cardiovascular Homeostasis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop and conduct an experiment to answer the question," How does cardiovascular exercise affect the pulse rate?". They record the changes to heart rate during different levels of exercise.
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For Teachers 3rd
Third graders pair up and listen to each others heartbeat. They run in place for one minute and then listen again and calculate the beats per minute resting and after activity. They switch and repeat the activity.
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What is the Heart?

For Teachers K
Students examine the shape, location, and role of the heart. They observe a demonstration of the heart muscle using a bicycle pump, simulate the movement using their fists, and recite a rhyme about the heart.
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Dribbling Speedway

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students control a ball while dribbling with hands and feet through obstacles. This is a heart healthy activity that accompanies the completion of several tasks as they reach their assigned station.
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The Beat Goes On

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss the heart, its functions, and pulse rate. In groups, they take their resting pulse, then exercise for two minutes, and retake their pulse. They record the pulse rates onto worksheet which is placed onto a database to...
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Local Heart Rates

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils determine the type of data needed to test their inferences. As homework, they check and record heart rates of fellow students, teachers and family members. During their next class period, pupils enter all data into the database.
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Fitness Race Track

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a series of exercises and run laps. They estimate what their heart rate be at the end of the session and then check their estimates.
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Lightening the Load

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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.
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Mission "Possible" Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils elevate their heart rate and practice fitness skills. They work together to complete a list of exercises simultaneously.
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Fitness Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars elevate their heart rate and work together in groups.
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Pacing & Cardiorespiratory Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain how to pace themselves when running and to examine how heart rate relates to that.