Muscle Math

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Here's an activity that combines both science and math concepts. Class members find their heart rate before and after completing several different levels of physical activities and create a line graph with their data. They also determine their flexibility and make a frequency table and a histogram of the class results.

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Instructional Ideas

  • To clarify expectations, prepare and project complete models of the various types of graphs
Classroom Considerations

  • Presumes class members have prior knowledge of the types of muscle tissues
  • Learners should also be familiar with double line graphs, frequency tables, and histograms
Pros

  • Templates for the various graphs are included in the three-page packet
Cons

  • None