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163 resources with the keyterm heart

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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
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Challenge: Microgravity

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What a festive way to examine what happens to the heart in different gravitational situations! Small groups place a water-filled balloon in different locations (on a table top, in a tub of water, and held in a vertical position), drawing...
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Examining the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Break hearts with this lesson plan: chicken or sheep hearts, that is! Your class examines the external and internal structure of the heart with a dissection activity. A handy anatomy resource provides the necessary materials for...
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Why Circulate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Lub-dub, lub-dub. Why does the heart beat? Why does blood circulate throughout the body? Life scientists find out how important circulation is for dissolving and dispersing materials by timing how long it takes for food coloring spread...
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Human Body - Brain Power, part 1/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In an emergency, your brain works overtime to process more information in a smaller amount of time, almost as if you were slowing time down. The job of a firefighter requires this kind of fight-or-flight response and quick thinking. The...
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Study Jams! The Circulatory System

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
The topic of this video is sure to get hearts pumping! Mia and Zoe just finish racing and discuss what is going on in the circulatory system. They expound on the capillaries, veins, arteries, the structure of the heart, and the...
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Pump It Up!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students design a pumping device that will effectively pump fluid through a model "cardiovascular system." They explore the effects of too much and too little pressure on a circulatory system.
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You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
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AP: Chapter 42: Circulation & Gas Exchange

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Immerse biology learners in circulation and gas exchange for both simple organisms and higher animals. Six pages of short-answer questions and labelling of the human respiratory system are included. This assignment was written for an...
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My Cute Little Heart Beat

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover discusses the heart in this short video. He uses a stethoscope to listen to his heartbeat and discusses the positive effects of exercise.
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Go with the Flow

For Students 1st - 7th
Here is a quick little activity life science learners can do to demonstrate how hard our hearts work all day long. They hold one hand overhead for a whole minute and then find that it is more pale than the other that was below heart...
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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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A System of Transport

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Anatomy and physiology fans imitate how blood flows from place to place in the circulatory system. After constructing and calibrating their own measurement cups, learners discover that different sizes of vessels transport various volumes...
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The Heart is a Pump

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Circulate this news: the heart is a pump containing one-way valves! Following the previous lesson on the external structure of the heart, learners now take a look at the inside. They use a three-color diagram to label a black-and-white...
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It Begins with the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Aspiring anatomists label a photograph of a human heart by comparing it to a colored diagram on the same page. The video that is mentioned in the procedure does not seem to be available, but the overview provides plentiful background...
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Heart and Circulation: Pre- and Post-Assessments

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers demonstrate what they know about the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels. A set of 15 multiple-choice questions also addresses how the heart handles microgravity and how animals without circulatory...
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Virtual Heart

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
No more beating the pavement to find a virtual model of the human heart. See one in continual real-time motion, and layer it to highlight electrical impulses, blood flow, and valve activity. 
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How the Body Works: The Heart

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Where is the heart? What does it do? What other organs help it carry out its function? Here is a hearty little video that answers such questions! With a casual tone and colorful animation, elementary and middle schoolers will fall in...
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Blood Cell Basics

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design a proportional model of blood out of red gelatin, a plastic bag, and rice. They study the components that make up blood and investigate what happens when the arteries in different scenerios. They work in pairs in order to...
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Circulatory and Respiratory Systems Unit - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers Explain how an increased level of activity translates to cells needing more oxygen and how the lungs supply this oxygen by entering the blood stream. They also can explain that the heart is responsible for moving both...
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How Does the Heart Work?

For Students 4th - 5th
For this How Does the Heart Work worksheet, learners write a short explanation of how the heart works based on 7 phrases given. Students also participate in 2 extension activities.
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The Circulatory System - Part IV

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the heart muscle. They discover that the heart beats faster during exercise. Students locate their heart with a stethoscope and imitate the sound their heart makes. Students locate their carotid pulse before and...
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Circulatory System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Don't let the first slide and its blurry picture detract you from the value of this PowerPoint. Yes, it needs new graphics, but the organization flows like blood, and it succinctly covers the structure and function of the circulatory...
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Worksheet and Reading Guide - The Circulatory System

For Students 7th - 12th
Read about the circulatory system through research or a biology textbook, and then provide answers to twenty-five questions. Biology learners who are studying human body systems will benefit from reviewing with these questions. Pair this...
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Marathon Challenge by PBS

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Does your class have the heart for this activity about exercise and pulse rates? After measuring resting heart rate and recovery heart rate, have your young athletes investigate pulse rate and the effect of exercise on pulse rate. This...