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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Heart Stopper

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use the pump from a spray bottle to drive a model of the heart in action! In addition to modeling the function of the heart and blood vessels, aspiring anatomists also simulate arterial blockage. They compare the effects of increased...
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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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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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My Heart, My Family, Our Culture: Smoking

For Students 2nd - 6th
Two pages list facts about the dangers of smoking, the benefits of quitting, and tips to cut the habit. 
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The Amazing Heart

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine human blood flow by comparing the pulse of athletes.  In this human body lesson, students discover the equation for finding the cardiac output from a human heart.  Students identify heart rates of accomplished athletes...
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The Multimedia Heart

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research the different aspects of the human heart. Groups work through steps to create a multimedia slide presentation. The presentation must follow pre-set criteria.
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Circulatory System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The average person's heart beats about three billion times during their lifetime. In this circulatory system video, learners briefly see the difference between an open and closed circulatory system. The rest of the video focuses on the...
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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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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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World Heart Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Heart Day instructional activity, students complete activities including reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write...
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Heart of Darkness

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literary analysis worksheet, learners thoroughly respond to 16 short answer questions from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, pages 47-62.
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What Is a Heart Emergency?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars 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.
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It Takes Heart

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine how the heart works and portray being an intern, They work with a cardiologist to discover how doctors trace a patient's symptoms to diagnose the specific condition and choose an appropriate treatment.

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