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Lesson Plan
Mascil Project

Sports Physiology and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If I want to build up my heart, where should I start? Science scholars use statistics in a sports physiology setting during an insightful experiment. Groups measure resting and active heart rates and develop a scatter plot that shows the...
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Stanford University

A Healthy You

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Go beyond counting calories with a healthy eating unit that focuses on reading nutritional labels, making healthy choices, and incorporating fitness into daily life. After four lessons about the different ways kids can improve their...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Smoking: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Light up middle schoolers' understanding of the monetary and health costs of smoking with two activities. First, class members calculate how much a smoker would spend in a year if they smoke a pack a week or a day. They then explore...
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Graphic
Twin Cities Medical Society

Should I Talk to My Kids about Vaping?

For Parents K - 12th
Enlist parents and guardians in an anti-vaping campaign with an infographic that offers suggestions for how to talk with their students about e-cigarettes and e-liquids. The visual includes information about the dangers of vaping as well...
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Activity
S&S Worldwide

Fitness Challenge

For Students K - 12th
Don't be a couch potato! Get up and moving with a February 2018 calendar that suggests daily exercises that will get your feet walking and your heart pumping. There's even a special challenge for Super Bowl Sunday.
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Lesson Plan
Teach Engineering

Blood Pressure Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Under pressure! The second lesson plan of the series introduces the class to blood pressure and the impact of high blood pressure on the cardiovascular system. It helps learners make the connection between blood pressure and how the...
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Activity
Laguna Middle School

Personal Physical Fitness Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sticking to a physical fitness plan can be tricky. Support young athletes' personal fitness goals with a helpful and strategie lesson plan. They reflect on their daily habits through a pre-assessment and questionnaire, create short and...
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Lesson Plan
Montana Office of Public Instruction

Eat Smart Be Smart

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Get children's blood pumping with this primary grade activity on the human heart. After learning about the important role this muscle plays in the human body, students monitor their heart rates and discover the importance of staying active.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Target Heart Rate

For Students 7th - 10th
This accompanies a lesson on how various activities affect heart rate. Young learners identify resting heart rate and target heart rate. They do some physical activities to measure their heart rates for each of those activities. They...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

The Circulatory System - Part II

For Teachers 1st
First graders recognize that the heart muscle requires food. Students observe a Venn Diagram to identify foods that are good for them. Students provide one ingredient to make healthy heart soup.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Heart Day

For Teachers K - 5th
This is a nice idea to introduce elementary learners to the importance of heart fitness. They will see first hand by doing some dancing how the heart beats differently and discuss which way is better to get the heart in shape. This is an...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Change the Beat

For Teachers K
Brainstorm the reasons why a healthy heart is important. Using a diagram, label and locate the heart and discuss its function. Practice finding your heartbeat and describe the effects of physical activity on the heart. Also perform an...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Today's Specials

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this healthy heart nutrition worksheet, young scholars substitute heart-healthy foods for the high cholesterol choices shown. The purpose is to encourage nutritious choices.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Circulatory Circles

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate the circulatory system. In this circulatory system lesson, students complete a WebQuest and explore all the areas of the heart. Students determine the functions of different parts of the circulatory system and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

How Does Blood Circulate?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the path of their blood through their heart and body.  In this heart lesson, 5th graders recognize that blood travels in one direction through arteries and one through veins. Students complete worksheet about...
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Curated OER

Healthy Heart

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students examine the functions of the heart and ways to maintain a healthy heart.  In this human body science lesson, students listen to Magic School Bus Inside the Human Heart, and diagram the human heart and blood flow.  Students...
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Lesson Plan
National First Ladies' Library

Heart Health: Awareness and Research for Women

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore basic heart anatomy, review basic definition of heart disease, research different tests used to diagnose heart disease and heart attacks, discuss what constitutes a "healthy heart" lifestyle, and incorporate it into...
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Interactive
Curated OER

Evaluate Heart Health

For Students 4th - 6th
For this heart health worksheet, students use links provided to complete an activity about the human heart, measuring pulse and graphing results.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Heart Healthy Food Musical Chairs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a game of musical chairs that discusses heart health. In this health lesson, students walk around a group of chairs and when the music stops they sit down. Some chairs will have index cards with a picture of a...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

What's the Big News?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate healthy eating by choosing a variety of foods.  In this personal health lesson, students read the story Big News! Straight from the Heart, and discuss which characters ate which foods.  Students list other healthy...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Hearts in Motion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in cardiovascular activities. For this physical education lesson, students are divided into groups and brainstorm activities to get their heart rate up. Students demonstrate the activity for classmates.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

How To Build A Healthy Heart

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this how to build a healthy heart worksheet, students write the name of a food on each puzzle piece that would be a wise choice. for a healthy heart.
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Interactive
Curated OER

All About the Heart Quiz

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this "All About the Heart" quiz worksheet, students interactively answer 5 questions about heart health, with the option of printing the quiz.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Beat the Ball

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students play a cooperative game.  For this health and fitness lesson, students organize a ball game and keep score. Students get into groups and try to make it to around all bases.