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136 resources with the concept the cardiovascular system

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Heart Message- Write the Word That Completes the Sentence

For Students 4th - 6th
In this heart health fill in the blank worksheet, student use words from a word bank to complete sentences about heart health. They take a circled letter from each word to make a new word that is a "heart message."
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Anatomy - What Are Coronary Arteries?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the basic function of the heart, identify blood vessels and coronary arteries. They identify good and bad health behaviors and discuss how these behaviors affect the heart. Students explore how the coronary...
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Cross Country Running Club

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students work on their cardiovascular fitness by participating in an after school running club. They select a running buddy, and walk, run or jog the designated course of the day. They practice interval training, running on varied...
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Healthy Hearts Fitness Night

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students and parents engage in fitness activities which will be located at various fitness stations. Some stations are self-monitored (i.e. rope jumping, walk/run obstacle course) while others are taught by the physical education...
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Heart Fair

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students demonstrate their knowledge of the heart and heart disease by creating and presenting a project at the annual Heart Fair. They design a booth for the Heart Fair and inform people of how to have and maintain a healthy heart.
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Action!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students create their own exercise videos while learning that exercise can enhance body composition and self-concept, as well as improve heart health. They identify and discuss the various forms of exercise in which they can participate...
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The Game of Survivor

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars practice jumping and hopping to music. They jog around a square for two minutes or until they need to sit down.
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Red, White, And Blue Madness

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students retrieve multi-colored balls which are scattered throughout the area. They retrieve the proper colored balls according to their team color.
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How Can You Stay Fit?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners state the influence of peer pressure on personal health decisions and identify how heart-healthy fitness is achieved and maintained. They participate in a series of exercises and rate their physical fitness IQ.
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What Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze the risk factors for cardiovascular disease and classify them according to whether or not they are controllable. They discover how to reduce the probability of high blood pressure through diet and exercise.
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Application

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students apply and generalize data, and prepare and present an oral presentation with a visual aid.
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Assessing My Fitness Level (Being the Best I Can Be)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the five components of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. They monitor heart rates, calculate target heart ranges, and assess levels of...
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Living by the Code

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explain why new drugs are needed to treat cardiovascular disease, cancer, inflammation, and infections. They infer why some marine invertebrates are promising sources of new drugs, explaining the process in which cells...
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Walking Willie

For Teachers K - 5th
Students walk for a timed amount over a measured course and receive a paper marker for each 'lap' they complete. At the end of the time period the entire class counts off the total of their markers to determine how many miles have been...
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Who Wants To Be A Fitnessaire? Closer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students enjoy a review game to measure their knowledge about physical activity and the various components of fitness.
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Discovery Pacing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils run a lap as fast as they can. They discuss the problems of running that fast for longer distances and strategize a plan to pace themselves. They work with timing, distance and observation to practice monitoring their pace.