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Heart and Lungs

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other...
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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 Series - Cardiovascular System

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Pump up your class while studying the cardiovascular system with this pair of activities. In one, learners record heart rates during different actions. In the second, they read kid-friendly heart health articles online and then write a...
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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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The Circulatory System--Part VI

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners outline a body on butcher paper. Students fill in the circulatory system using materials of various textures. Learners decorate all the parts of the circulatory system with art articles, like buttons, yarn, etc.
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Blood and Circulation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Whether you use this to lecture on the circulatory system, or assign it for individuals to view, you will be pleased with this PowerPoint. The author invested a lot of time to make it educational, but also entertaining with humorous...
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Blood Vessels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A series of diagrams and photographs is a vivid tool for delivering a lesson about blood vessels. Each slide has notes for the lecturer to use to explain each slide. Your young biologists will increase their understanding of the...
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Baylor College

Heart Rate and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Teach your exercise enthusiasts to read their pulse rate at the radial artery and multiply by four to calculate beats per minute. Learners perform a variety of activities, recording their heart rates after one minute of each. Though this...
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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 instructional activity on the external structure of the heart, learners now take a look at the inside. They use a three-color diagram to label a...
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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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Hands on Your Heart - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to recite the circulation of blood through the heart's various cavities and valves. They are able to appreciate what the actual valves and chambers of the heart look like. Students also have a clear vision of why the...
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The Circulatory System--Part III

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars research the process for the preparation of a soup. Students explore the safety issues of food preparation. Young scholars, after presenting their soups to the class, will eat their soups that they have prepared.
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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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The Circulatory System

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Tell the class to feel their heart beating because it's time to talk about the circulatory system! Presented here is a series of explanatory slides that provide a simple, yet accurate depiction of the human cardio-vascular system. All...
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Science Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Review an entire semester of biology curriculum playing this Science Jeopardy game! The variety of topics is extremely broad, so you will need to review each question to find if they all apply to your course. As you find material...
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Healthy Field Day

For Teachers K - 5th
Hosting a Healthy Field Day will take a lot of planning and organization, but with a lot of parent participation it can come together very well. The resource describes seven stations of the ten that were presented. Each of these has a...
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Map of the Human Heart

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Click on this link and find two animated graphics of the pumping human heart. The path of blood-flow is listed in steps. The connection to the "teacher lesson plan information" does not work, but there are other links to superb resources...
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Fetal Pig: Circulatory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Step-by-step instructions for fetal pig dissection and viewing of the circulatory system is given in this exercise. Your young biologists match the names to the organs or label a diagram of the pig circulatory system. This resource is...
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Blood

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Although there are vocabulary terms in this PowerPoint that use British spelling, the presentation is attractive and educational. The content flows from the general composition of blood, into the different types of blood cells and their...
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Build an Oxygen Plant

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create models of an oxygen-delivery system and relate it to the function of the human circulatory system.