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TV 411 What's Cooking? Salt

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is a recipe for a practical cross-curricular lesson! Cover unit conversions and ratios for math, the periodic table of elements for science, the difference between sodium and salt and its relation to high blood pressure for...
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High Blood Pressure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does watching TV increase one's blood pressure? Assess student understanding of how study design dictates whether a conclusion of causation is warranted. Use this as a prompt for a small group or whole class discussion, or as a part of a...
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Get Educated During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Twenty-three million American kids are overweight and at risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke during childhood.
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Blood Vessels (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers learn what blood pressure measures, how it becomes too high, and the effects on the body. The narrator also explains how the body can deal with high blood pressure on its own, at least for a short amount of time. 
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What You Need To Know About Hish Blood Pressure, Salt, and Sodium

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how arterial pressure or blood pressure is the force of the blood against the wall of your arteries. They comprehend that a normal BP for adults is 120/80 mm Hg. Students comprehend that a normal BO for a teenager is...
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Factors That Affect Blood Pressure

For Students 7th - 10th
There are factors that can be controlled and factors that can't be controlled regarding blood pressure. Read through these handouts and learn about the different factors. Then answer some questions about the information just learned....
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Blood Pressure Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Under pressure! The second activity of the series introduces the class to blood pressure and the impact of high blood pressure on the cardiovascular system. It helps learners make the connection between blood pressure and how the heart...
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Nutritional Challenges

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Eating healthy can be a challenge, especially for people with special dietary needs. After learning about standard nutritional needs for adults, learners take on the role of a dietician and work together to create a menu for one of the...
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What Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze the risk factors for cardiovascular disease and classify them according to whether or not they are controllable. They discover how to reduce the probability of high blood pressure through diet and exercise.
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When One Beat Is Better Than Two

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create an individualized wellness plan that addresses these controllable health risk factors:obesity, high cholesterol level, high blood pressure and inactivity.
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The Lowdown — Life Expectancy: Finding Ratio Relationships

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your health might very well be affected by where you live. Scholars investigate life expectancy, obesity, hypertension, and physical activity rates using one installment of the Math at the Core MS: ratios series. They work in an...
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The Circulatory System - Chapter 12 Worksheet & Reading Guide

For Students 7th - 10th
An all-around circulation of the cardiovascular system, this worksheet will quiz your young biologists on how much they know. With written answers, they will explain the function and structure of the cardiovascular system. Even though...
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Childhood Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Meredith Vieira explains how our children are "eating themselves to death." Bad nutrition combined with a sedentary lifestyle leads to dangerous diseases. Dave Zinzenko, the editor of Men's Health, talks about his journey out of...
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Aspects of Individual Human Blood Pressure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn about human blood pressure. In this biology lesson plan, students gain an understanding of the relationship between hypertension and it's risk factors, demonstrate how pressure builds up in clogged arteries, and measure...
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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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Vertebrate Circulatorium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When you get to the heart of the matter, you learn a lot about an organism by studying its circulatory system! A perfect resource for a zoology or anatomy class, the simulation gives users a peek inside a variety of vertebrates to...
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Activity and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Leave it to the classic jump rope to get your class excited about physical activity! Your class will begin by discussing the benefits of jumping rope as a form of exercise and learning a few different types of jumps. Then in groups of...
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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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Snack Smart, Move More

For Teachers 5th - 12th
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some...
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Exercise and Your Heart

For Students 6th - 10th
Take a look at this four-page handout on exercise and the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and most of that could be prevented. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and a longer healthier life. Check out...
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Using Pop Art Imagery to Inspire Healthy Eating

For Teachers 8th
Create a visual art project about obesity. In this art lesson, 8th graders research and explain the importance of eating healthy and exercise. They document their eating habits in their journal and analyze it.
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Body Mass Index (BMI)

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How do you calculate your Body Mass Index, and why is this information a valuable indicator of health? Class members discover not only what BMI is and practice calculating it using the height and weight of six fictitious individuals, but...
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Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the relationship between physical activity and the prevention of illness, disease and premature death. Students understand that working out regularly will increase muscular strength, endurance and improve many areas of...
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Vocabulary Review: Definitions

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read sentences with highlighted words, use context clues, and select the correct meanings of those words from three choices. Sheet contains 10 practice opportunities.

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