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How a Heart Attack Occurs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Heart disease causes more deaths in both men and women in the United States than any other factor, buy many people don't fully understand what causes a heart attack. A brief animation demonstrates the slow buildup of plaque, a blockage...
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What Happens During a Heart Attack?

For Students 6th - 12th
Though heart attacks are common, they don't have to be inevitable. A short video not only details what happens during a heart attack, but also provides suggestions for how to lessen the risk factors for the world's leading killer.
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Things You Need to Know About Your Congestive Heart Failure

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Signs of congestive heart failure and how to eat less sodium are taught through this PowerPoint. Although created to help patients manage their disease, it can also be used in the educational setting. Pre-med students or even high-school...
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Signs and Symptoms and Others of a Heart Attack or Congestive Heart Failure

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this health worksheet, students find the words that describe the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Heart Attacks Puzzle

For Students 4th - 7th
In this heart attacks word search puzzle, students identify terms relating to the heart. Examples are angina, blood, veins, and pulse. A list of 44 words are provided to assist students in their search.
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Bans, Bans, Good for the Heart!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First, note that the link to the article no longer works, but it is easily located on the Internet. Health classes discuss the effects of smoking on heart attacks and the anti-smoking laws that have reduced the incidence of heart...
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Do Some Research - Heart Attacks

For Students 7th - 10th
In this science research worksheet, students use the library or Internet to determine what happens to the heart muscle during a heart attack. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a picture...
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How Does Low-Dose Aspirin Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Baby aspirin is a life saver for many adults! A video lesson discusses the effect aspirin has on blood even in low doses. Learners discover how aspirin changes blood clots—a key to preventing medical conditions such as heart attacks and...
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Heart Disease and Heart Attacks

For Students 10th - 12th
Using some great diagrams and photos, Salman Khan is able to differentiate and clarify blockage of systemic arteries versus blockage of the coronary arteries
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The Circulatory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Compare a variety of animals' circulatory systems to the human circulatory system. Paul Andersen uses his SMART Board to show the differences between two, three, and four chamber hearts, focusing on the human heart. 
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Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the extent of the heart attack problem in the U.S. and identify the common heart attack warning signs. They watch and discuss a video, read a brochure, discuss overhead transparencies, identify the steps to take to...
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Heart to Heart

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine how social class affects health factors and outcomes by analyzing three case studies of heart attack patients. They reflect on the effects of commodifying health.
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Here's To Your Healthy Heart!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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 are at...
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Biotechnology: Drug Delivery and Diffusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discover advances in biomedical technology such as transdermal delivery and other non-invasive procedures. In lab activities, they examine how medication is given and how molecules travel, observe electrophoresis, and...
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First Aid and Safety Activity Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this first aid and safety worksheet, students define the steps needed in emergency situations. They provide short answers to 15 questions. The worksheet also includes a list of online resources.
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Principles of First Aid and Medical Emergencies

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a great resource to guide your instruction on identifying medical emergencies and administering first aid when necessary. Topics covered include assessing the scene of an emergency, calling EMS, and addressing a range of medical...
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Apocalypse Now

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A heart attack, threats of suicide, drug-fueled parties, typhoons, over 250 hours of film footage, two years of editing, Academy, Palme d'Or, and Golden Globe awards. It's time to discuss Apocalypse Now! The narrator of this episode in...
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Obesity and Its Health Risks

For Teachers 6th
Obesity, and the health risks associated with it, are the focus of this health lesson. Begin with a discussion regarding obesity in-class, then go to the computer lab to create a PowerPoint on the risks of being obese. There are some...
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Heart and Circulation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Young scientists get to the heart of the matter with this comprehensive review of the circulatory system. Addressing the different anatomical structures and processes involved in pumping blood through the human body, this worksheet is a...
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Drugs + Your Body—It Isn’t Pretty

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Drugs can affect all parts of the body including teeth, skin, heart, brain, and lungs. Use an interactive that explores topics like addiction and the brain, steroid use and skin breakouts, methamphetamine use and rotting teeth, smoking...
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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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What is Obesity?

For Students 7th - 12th
As the output of foods has increased over the years, so has world-wide epidemic of obesity. However, sometimes genetics plays a role in obesity. But what about being overweight? View a video that discusses the difference between being...
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Health Effects Pie Chart

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lung cancer isn't the only long-term risk of smoking cigarettes. Middle and high schoolers learn about the connections between smoking and heart disease, stroke, and other diagnoses with a pie chart that details the numbers of...
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Equality in Smoking and Disease—Nobody Wins!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Fifty years ago, women were much less likely to die from smoking-related ailments than men. But thanks to targeted advertisements for and a wider availability of tobacco products, men and women are now equally susceptible to the health...

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