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Heart Rate and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
What is the relationship among the heart, circulation, and exercise? Your class members will explore first-hand how different physical exercises affect an individual's heart rate. They will begin by learning how to measure their own...
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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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Interpreting Heart Rates During Various Physical Activities

For Teachers 4th
Learners review terminology: pulse, heart rate, target heart rate zone. They work in three groups, and assigned to one of three activity stations. At 5-minute intervals, 4th graders check their pulse and record it on their group card....
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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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Target Heart Rate

For Students 7th - 10th
This accompanies a lesson on how various activities affect heart rate. Young learners identify resting heart rate and target heart rate. They do some physical activities to measure their heart rates for each of those activities. They...
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Investigating Factors Affecting the Heart Rate of Daphnia

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
What variables change heart rate? Young scientists observe the beating heart in Daphnia to understand these variables. They make changes in temperature, chemicals, and other factors as they graph the heart rates. Analysis questions help...
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Calculating Target Heart Rate Zone

For Students 6th - 9th
This is a basic worksheet on which to calculate and record what one's maximum heart rate should be. One can then determine and record a heart rate zone for training. Then there is an opportunity to record one's exercising heart rate.
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Application Problem Using an Equation - Target Heart Rate

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Get your heart pumping! A linear equation can compute the target heart rate of an individual based on their age. A thorough lesson demonstrates how to use an equation to calculate the age of an individual given a target heart rate. The...
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Graphs of Linear Systems: Heart Rate Tracker

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Max out heart rates for males and females. Formulas of maximum heart rates provide the equations for a linear system. Pupils use the interactive to graph the equations for males and females and determine their points of intersection. The...
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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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Regulation of Human Heart Rate

For Students 9th - 12th
In this regulation of the human heart rate worksheet, students learn to measure their heart rate and design an experiment to test for the affects of a stimulus on the heart rate.
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Heartbeat

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the instrument called the stethoscope as it relates to listening the human heart. In this heartbeat lesson, 3rd graders work in pairs to listen to their partner's heartbeat and count the number of beats per 30...
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How Hard Does Your Heart Beat?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore how intensity of activity increase heart rate. They are first instructed to check their pulse rate while lying down for approximately 2 minutes in a restful position. They record their heart rate on a worksheet provided...
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Heart Rate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students move through a variety of locomotor skills at different paces to see how they affect their heart rate. For this health, human body, and physical activity lesson plan, students measure their heart rate and discuss health. A...
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Temperature Affects The Heart Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners relate heart rate and development to environmental conditions through experiment. In cooperative groups, students record the heart rate in developing zebra fish. Groups create a standard curve to predict the temperature at...
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Partner Mile Run/Heart Rate Calculation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners improve fitness, calculating target heart rates, and prepare for the mile run physical fitness test.
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Measuring the Impact of Exercise And Body Position (laying Down, Sitting And Standing) on Heart Rate

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders gather data on heart rate during exercise and at rest in three different positions. They compute male and female averages for each different heart rate and graph each and draw conclusions based upon the data about the...
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Heart Rate and Exercise: Is There a Correlation?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does exercise cause heart rates to be different? Given data regarding the number of hours of exercise per week and heart rates, pupils determine the correlation between the two. The data includes two types of heart rates to associate...
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Heart Rate and Physical Activity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What is heart rate? What is pulse? How do you find a heart rate by taking a pulse? What determines a person's heart rate? Will heart rate increase by doing some activity? Does exercising regularly strengthen the heart muscle? Take a look...
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Sports Physiology and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If I want to build up my heart, where should I start? Science scholars use statistics in a sports physiology setting during an insightful experiment. Groups measure resting and active heart rates and develop a scatter plot that shows the...
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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...
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Exercise and the Human Heart

For Students 4th - 6th
Interpret data and learn about the human heart in one activity! After learning about the way blood flows in the body, fifth graders answer two questions about a graph displaying pulse rate. They then take their own pulses to find the...
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Physical Aspects of Fitness: Cardio-Respiratory Endurance

For Teachers 6th - 10th
What is the difference between anaerobic and aerobic fitness? What is cardio-respiratory endurance, and what effect does it have on the body and athletic performance? Delve into these questions with a straightforward presentation, which...
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Heart Rate Monitoring

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Algebra learners like this resource because it is easy to understand and it relates to their lives. Whether you are starting a new workout routine, or just climbing the stairs, your heart rate increases and decreases throughout the day....

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