Hypertension Teacher Resources

Find Hypertension lesson plans and worksheets
Showing 1 - 84 of 84 resources
10:12
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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.
9:04
Lesson Planet

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. 
Lesson Planet

What You Need To Know About Hish Blood Pressure, Salt, and Sodium

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
Lesson Planet

Blood Pressure Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Under pressure! The second lesson 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...
Lesson Planet

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....
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

What Increases the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners 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.
Lesson Planet

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.
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
8:31
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

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...
5:10
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

Using Pop Art Imagery to Inspire Healthy Eating

For Teachers 8th
Create a visual art project about obesity. In this art instructional activity, 8th graders research and explain the importance of eating healthy and exercise. They document their eating habits in their journal and analyze it.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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...
Lesson Planet

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.
Lesson Planet

Be Screen Free for a Week

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Challenge yourself to completely close all of your electronic screens for seven straight days!
Lesson Planet

Nutrition Label Worksheet

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Nutritional labels are everywhere, yet so few of us take the time to use them! Here is a learning exercise that learners can use to practice calculating such features as calories, carbohydrates, and serving size based on real examples of...
Lesson Planet

Health

For Students 6th - 12th
Are your English language learners feeling unwell? Provide them with the tools to express how they are feeling and to talk about health in general. Included here are discussion activities, vocabulary, listening activities, grammar...
Lesson Planet

Science Anatomy Project

For Teachers 6th - 11th
A 70-point project requires groups of aspiring anatomists to draw life-sized diagrams of either the circulatory or skeletal system. They also research and write a report about the body system selected and then present it to the rest of...
Lesson Planet

Review for Strand 2A Test: Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th
Three pages containing 51 true and false questions make up this nervous system review. The major topics listed at the top of the test mention a film strip and a laboratory activity, but the questions appear to be answerable without...
Lesson Planet

How to Protect Your Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine risk factors associated with heart disease and develop their own personal plans for decreasing the risk of heart disease.
Lesson Planet

Fun Nutrition- How Much Fat in that Snack?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate which foods contain the most fat. In this nutrition lesson, students are introduced to the role dietary fat plays in our diet through various activities. Students compare snack foods and analyze the fat content in...
Lesson Planet

Statistics

For Students 9th
In this statistics activity, 9th graders solve and complete 10 various types of multiple choice problems. First, they determine the mean number of miles per day that were completed. Then, students determine the data set that has a median...
Lesson Planet

Long Term Effects of Alcohol on the Body

For Students 6th - 9th
For this alcohol and the body worksheet, students read about the long term effects of alcohol on different parts of the human body. They answer four questions about the specific effects on different systems and organs of the body. They...
Lesson Planet

Food Pyramid and Dietary Guidelines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine Food Guide Pyramid and Dietary Guidelines. They look at samples of serving sizes, sort different foods into their correct groups, complete worksheets to discover which types of foods they eat regularly, and discuss...
Lesson Planet

Health and Diseases

For Students 5th - 6th
In this recognizing health and diseases worksheet/quiz, students match symptoms with diseases, translate underlined words in sentences, categorize ways drugs are taken, match symptoms with explanations, and fill in blanks with words from...
Lesson Planet

Health Lesson Plans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
With childhood obesity becoming an epidemic, it's more important than ever for elementary students to learn healthy habits early on.
Lesson Planet

Exercise for Life

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders produce a video that demonstrates health risk factors and how the controllable health risk factors can be reduced through regular exercise. When all videos are complete, allow each group to show its video clip to the rest...
Lesson Planet

Introduction to Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th
In this introduction to chemistry worksheet, students answer 9 questions regarding the study of chemistry. The first part is matching, then they "think like a scientist" and then they problem solve.
Lesson Planet

Worksheet 14: Vocabulary Review, Page 1

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
This basic vocabulary activity could be used in upper elementary and ESL classes. After reading short sentences, learners identify the meaning of a word in 10 questions.
Lesson Planet

The Abc's of Healthy Eating

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. In this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Students examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance System as a...
Lesson Planet

Be Label Able

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students analyze the nutritional content of different cereals. In this health science lesson, students apply their knowledge about nutrition to create a healthy granola cereal. They design a package and market their product.
Lesson Planet

Grammar Worksheets: Less vs. Fewer

For Students 5th - 7th
Do your middle school grammarians confuse fewer and less? Whether used as an in-class check or as a take-home assigment for those who need extended practice, the 27 prompts on the exercise sheet will reveal which learners understand the...
Lesson Planet

Bringing Down Blood Pressure with More Plant Foods and Less Salt

For Teachers Higher Ed
Pupils investigate the concept of a healthy diet for senior citizens, while specifically emphasizing a low consumption of sodium. The diet has the intention of helping to reduce blood pressure and students set goals for a heart healthy...
Lesson Planet

Blood Pressure and Heart Disease

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils explore the major causes of heat attacks as the topics of the human circulatory system, blood pressure, heart disease, arteries and veins are examined. Opinions on the topics are developed as researched material is presented to...
Lesson Planet

What Are My Daily Calorie Needs?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars explore what their personal nutritional requirements are.  In this exploratory lesson students calculate their total daily energy needs and energy outputs and study how age is related to changing this. 
Lesson Planet

Statistics

For Students 9th
In this statistics activity, 9th graders solve and complete 5 various types of problems related to determining statistics. First, they determine the data set where the median value is equal to the mean value. Then, students determine the...
Lesson Planet

Cooking Light

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students study the food pyramid. In this adult health lesson, students discover ways to change their cooking habits to lessen fat content. Given different recipes, they brainstorm ways to change some of its fatty ingredients to make it...
Lesson Planet

Health and Nutrition ESOL

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students bring cans of food to class to study and compare labels. They discuss the different information included and the importance of good nutrition. They create a one day menu that would maintain a healthy diet. They role play...
Lesson Planet

Maintain a Healthy Weight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study body mass index and how to calculate it to analyze their weight. They discuss risk factors for heart disease, ways to burn calories, and healthy ways to lose weight. After viewing slides, they discuss tips to losing...
Lesson Planet

What Is a Heart Emergency?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students recognize how to respond in a heart emergency. They discuss how to respond to various scenarios and generate questions to ask emergency personnel. In addition, they create posters publicizing the 9-1-1 emergency number.
Lesson Planet

Sex-Linked Genes and Disorders

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this genes worksheet, students determine how the gender of a baby is produced plus explore sex-linked disorders such as hemophilia. This worksheet has 20 fill in the blank and 8 short answer questions.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Snacks

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners study how healthy snacks are a better choice and the results of unhealthy snacking.  In this healthy eating lesson students examine how to choose good healthy snacks.
Lesson Planet

Risky Business worksheet

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
In this health worksheet, students interview friends and family to see what risky health factors they have. Students interview 5 people about 6 risky factors each.
Lesson Planet

Calorie Countdown

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars identify the advantages of a healthy diet and exercise plan. For this health lesson, students bring in labels of different food products and calculate the amount of calories each serving is. Young scholars keep a food...
Lesson Planet

Fit or Fat?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn about health by creating healthy snacks, healthy menus, and recording their fat intake with certain foods. In this health lesson plan, students also focus on how exercise can help them stay healthy and loose unhealthy weight.
Lesson Planet

Health 1

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this health and illness worksheet, students match the problems with the remedies given. Students complete 16 matches total.
Lesson Planet

Exercise Egg Surprise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore cardiovascular fitness. In this physical education activity, students perform a variety of fitness exercises after reading activity explanations found in plastic eggs. Learners record on a worksheet whether they...
Lesson Planet

Food Pyramid and Dietary Guidelines

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders complete activities and worksheets to explore the Food Guide Pyramid and Dietary Guidelines .
Lesson Planet

Fatty Food

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers view various types of food that are listed as bad for all people. Students chart out all findings within this lesson. Middle schoolers talk in an open forum of ways they could change their eating habits in the future.
Lesson Planet

Flushbunking Facts About the Number 90!

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this facts about the number ninety worksheet, students, in honor of Roald Dahl, share with family and friends nine facts about the number ninety. Students try to come up with some of their own facts about the number ninety as well as...
Lesson Planet

Breaking News English: Many Health Foods Saltier Than Big Macs

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English activity, students read "Many Health Foods Saltier Than Big Macs," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Lesson Planet

What Are Heart Emergencies?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners identify the early warning signs of heart attack and stroke. They list emergency cardiac care steps taken to help a victim of heart attack, stroke, or choking. They create posters publicizing the 911 number and complete a...
Lesson Planet

Kidney and Related Concepts

For Students 9th - 12th
In this kidneys worksheet, students review the function of the kidneys including what happens when the kidneys stop working. Students also compare kidney function in fish, frogs, and kangaroo rats. This worksheet has 86 fill in the blank...
Lesson Planet

Physical Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students compare sedentary lifestyles to active lifestyles. In this health activity, students discuss the implications of different kinds of lifestyles, complete a worksheet, then participate in a physical activity.
Lesson Planet

Hunting for Hidden Fat

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the importance of fat in the diet. They determine the difference between solid and liquid fat. They examine food labels to identify the ones that contain fat.
Lesson Planet

The Value of Genetic History

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners research and assemble their own pedigrees using star patterns for each family member and coloring in various dominant traits. They arrange these patterns on long strips of paper making large, colorful family pedigrees.
Lesson Planet

The Value of Genetic History

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore their genetic background. They assemble their own pedigrees using star patterns for each family member and identifying various dominant traits. Predictions are made for future offspring.
Lesson Planet

CALORIE COUNTDOWN

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners will categorize foods according to their components and energy content.1. Design a large bulletin board with sections for carbohydrates, fats and proteins. 2. Ask students to bring labels and packages of different food products....
Lesson Planet

Prefixes and Suffixes in Biology Terms

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a challenging and cross-curricular worksheet, great for learners in biology or English class. They underline the prefix and/or suffix in each of 15 words and define them. Then, they use their prefix and suffix list to write the...
Lesson Planet

Reading Comprehension: Obesity and Food Deserts

For Students 8th - 10th
Read this selection about "food deserts," places where high poverty rates limit access to healthy foods with your class. Six multiple choice questions on comprehension, inferences, vocabulary, and citing the text follow the selection and...
1 In 1 Collection 3:55
Lesson Planet

How Do Your Kidneys Work?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
If humans can live without one kidney, how important can they really be? Investigate the vital role these organs play in filtering our blood, removing waste, and managing our bodies' water supply with this short animated video.
Lesson Planet

Super Tracker Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's a program that uses technology to encourage high schoolers to develop healthy diet and exercise habits. After tracking and evaluating their eating choices, class members craft a personalized nutrition plan and daily menu based on...
0:32
Lesson Planet

Heart Function

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The left and right side of the heart must work together flawlessly—that's a lot to coordinate! An animation video shows the operation of each ventricle of the heart and then shows the two parts coming together to complete the loop of...
Lesson Planet

Using Synonyms and Explanations as Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
How can context clues help your young readers understand material better? Focusing on synonyms and explanations as ways to determine word meaning, this activity encourages your class to find context clues within a sentence. An attached...
Lesson Planet

Steps to a Healthier You

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore the food pyramid. In this dietary health lesson, students examine the food pyramid on the MyPyramid.gov website and discuss healthy eating strategies. There are various links to websites in this lesson.
Lesson Planet

Connecting School Meals and Classroom Learning Making Breakfast Count

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the significance of a healthy breakfast. In this nutrition lesson plan, students participate in an activity that enables them to assess their own eating patterns. Students also analyze breakfast menus to determine...
Lesson Planet

Dietary Guidelines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars study the dietary guidelines and what they do.  In this healthy eating lesson students study nutrition labels and calorie needs.
Lesson Planet

Healthy Hearts

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research the basic concepts of heart health and disease and become an expert in an area as it relates to the heart and circulatory system. They prepare a multimedia presentation of their findings.
Lesson Planet

Cardiovascular Disease

For Students 6th - 8th
In this health worksheet, learners find the words that are related to cardiovascular disease and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Lesson Planet

Cardiovascular System Definitions and Study Questions

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this cardiovascular system study question worksheet, students define 21 words associated with this system. They answer 16 short answer questions related to circulation of blood through the body.
Lesson Planet

Health and Body Care

For Students 4th - 5th
In these health care and grammar worksheets, students complete several activities that teach them about spa treatments, fitness center activities, doctor visits, conjunction usage, paragraph format, and word usage.
Lesson Planet

Connection to Language Arts-The Structure of Medical Terminology

For Students 8th - 10th
In this structure of medical terminology worksheet, students read about Latin and Greek roots and match nine medical terms to their definitions using a table of defined prefixes, roots and suffixes.
Lesson Planet

Obesity and Making Healthy Food Choices

For Teachers K - 1st
Students determine healthy snack choices for themselves.  In this eating habits lesson, students discuss snacks they regularly consume.  Students cut and paste pictures of snacks that they think are good selections.  
Lesson Planet

Team Homework

For Students 9th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students analyze the amount of nitrate concentration found in drinking water. This lesson combines science and math to analyze the chemical using linear equations. They approximate the nitrate concentration in...

Browse by Subject


Hypertension