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32 resources with the concept cardiovascular disease

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Here's To Your Healthy Heart!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the primary controllable and uncontrollable factors that put one at greater risk for developing heart disease. Through discussion, research, physical tests, and questionnaires they determine whether or not they...
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What Happens During a Stroke?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A stroke can severely impact a patients' speech, motor skills, and quality of life—if they survive the event in the first place. Learn what happens to the brain during a stroke, and how you can help if someone you see is experiencing a...
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The Mighty Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class follow the step-by-step directions in this resource to dissect a sheep heart and gain a better understanding of this amazing organ. Working in small groups, pupils look for specific parts of the heart during their...
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Exercise: What Kinds of Activities Are Best?

For Teachers 6th Standards
What happens in the muscles during anaerobic and aerobic exercise, and how does this affect the heart and our overall health? A cross-curricular lesson plan that introduces learners to the lifelong benefits of exercise, including the...
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Health Concerns Lecture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
This lesson plan on health concerns includes a ton of information. There is a PowerPoint presentation that walks through the entire lesson plan. If you want a quick introduction to these topics then run through this slide presentation...
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About Your Heart and Exercise

For Students 4th - 10th
A handout and instructional activity composed of two pages of resource information and two pages of questions that require short answers. The main idea of the handout is in choosing an exercise program. Each activity session should...
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Model Heart Valves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups use the knowledge learned about the heart to design and build a prototype of an artificial heart valve. The teams demonstrate the functionality of their valve. They are also responsible for creating a pamphlet that describes...
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Exercise and Your Heart

For Students 6th - 10th
Take a look at this four-page handout on exercise and the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and most of that could be prevented. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and a longer healthier life. Check out...
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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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Watch the Screen!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can a sponge cure cancer? Life science pupils visit the drugstore under the sea in the fifth lesson of six. Working groups research the topic then get hands-on experience by testing the inhibiting effects of several plant extracts on E....
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What's Your Hypothesis?

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Find the article, "In the Thick of Air Pollution," not through the resource link in the lesson, but through an Internet search. Have high schoolers read it and perform calculations with the statistics provided. The objective is to...
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Microfriends

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Is there medicine found in the organisms that live deep below the surface of the ocean? The fifth lesson in a six-part series has learners team up to research bacteria and the relationship it has with nearly every living thing on Earth....
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Childhood Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Meredith Vieira explains how our children are "eating themselves to death." Bad nutrition combined with a sedentary lifestyle leads to dangerous diseases. Dave Zinzenko, the editor of Men's Health, talks about his journey out of...
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Cardiovascular Disease

For Students 6th - 8th
In this health worksheet, students find the words that are related to cardiovascular disease and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Blood Pressure and Heart Disease

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore the major causes of heat attacks as the topics of the human circulatory system, blood pressure, heart disease, arteries and veins are examined. Opinions on the topics are developed as researched material is...
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Blood Pressure Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Under pressure! The second lesson 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 heart...
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Heart to Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Begin a unit on the heart, the parts and the function of the heart, and about heart disease with a resource that includes a lecture, a PowerPoint presentation, and research information.  The lesson is the first of a four-part series and...
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Pocket Heart

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An all-encompassing, fully interactive, gorgeously animated model of the heart can be used to teach cardiac anatomy, physiology, and even a touch of epidemiology.
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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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The Heart Stopper

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use the pump from a spray bottle to drive a model of the heart in action! In addition to modeling the function of the heart and blood vessels, aspiring anatomists also simulate arterial blockage. They compare the effects of increased...
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Heart Alert

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore some of the causes and preventions of heart disease. Young learners play a game of tag in which the taggers role play as risk factors for heart disease. Players who are tagged call out "heart alert" and are saved when someone...
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The Benthic Drugstore

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine active chemicals that are in marine invertebrates and how they act to fight diseases.  In this marine lesson students identify three pharmacologically-active chemicals, describe their disease fighting action and infer...
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What Are My Daily Calorie Needs?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore what their personal nutritional requirements are.  In this exploratory lesson students calculate their total daily energy needs and energy outputs and study how age is related to changing this. 
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The Crisco Lab: A Demonstration of Diabetic Complications

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete lab activities to illustrate the complications of diabetes. In this diabetes instructional activity, students work on labs that illustrate sugar in the blood and normal and atherosclerotic vessels. They demonstrate how...