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124 resources with the keyterm circulatory system

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How the Heart Actually Pumps Blood

For Students 7th - 11th
Let your heart rejoice! A unique video explains in detail how the heart works to transport blood throughout the human body. Use it during your human body unit, and then discuss the accompanying comprehension questions as a review of the...
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Heart and Lungs

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other...
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Examining the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Break hearts with this lesson plan: chicken or sheep hearts, that is! Your class examines the external and internal structure of the heart with a dissection activity. A handy anatomy resource provides the necessary materials for...
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Why Circulate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Lub-dub, lub-dub. Why does the heart beat? Why does blood circulate throughout the body? Life scientists find out how important circulation is for dissolving and dispersing materials by timing how long it takes for food coloring spread...
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The First Few Weeks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As the title implies, the first few weeks of a baby's development are shown in the animated video. From its beginnings as a blastocyst to cell differentiation and intense development, see just how complex reproduction and the beginning...
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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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You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
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The Circulatory System--Part VI

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students outline a body on butcher paper. Students fill in the circulatory system using materials of various textures. Students decorate all the parts of the circulatory system with art articles, like buttons, yarn, etc.
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Blood and Circulation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Whether you use this to lecture on the circulatory system, or assign it for individuals to view, you will be pleased with this PowerPoint. The author invested a lot of time to make it educational, but also entertaining with humorous...
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Blood Vessels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A series of diagrams and photographs is a vivid tool for delivering a lesson about blood vessels. Each slide has notes for the lecturer to use to explain each slide. Your young biologists will increase their understanding of the...
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A Tour Through the Circulatory System

For Teachers 7th
Use Microsoft Publisher to create a brochure tracing the path blood flows through the body. Working in cooperative groups, seventh graders use creative writing skills to create a "travel" brochure written from the viewpoint of a drop of...
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The Human Body

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
An incredible series of lessons on the human body is here for you! Young scientists explore various websites, construct a skeleton using macaroni, compare/contrast a frog skeleton to a human skeleton, label the main parts of the human...
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Go with the Flow

For Students 1st - 7th
Here is a quick little activity life science learners can do to demonstrate how hard our hearts work all day long. They hold one hand overhead for a whole minute and then find that it is more pale than the other that was below heart...
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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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A System of Transport

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Anatomy and physiology fans imitate how blood flows from place to place in the circulatory system. After constructing and calibrating their own measurement cups, learners discover that different sizes of vessels transport various volumes...
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The Heart is a Pump

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Circulate this news: the heart is a pump containing one-way valves! Following the previous lesson on the external structure of the heart, learners now take a look at the inside. They use a three-color diagram to label a black-and-white...
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It Begins with the Heart

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Aspiring anatomists label a photograph of a human heart by comparing it to a colored diagram on the same page. The video that is mentioned in the procedure does not seem to be available, but the overview provides plentiful background...
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Heart and Circulation: Pre- and Post-Assessments

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers demonstrate what they know about the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels. A set of 15 multiple-choice questions also addresses how the heart handles microgravity and how animals without circulatory...
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Virtual Heart

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
No more beating the pavement to find a virtual model of the human heart. See one in continual real-time motion, and layer it to highlight electrical impulses, blood flow, and valve activity. 
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Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System Haiku

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Lub-dub, lub-dub! Elementary life science learners combine creative writing with their knowledge of the cardiovascular system. They read an example haiku about how it works and then write their own! A space is also provided on the...
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Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System Activity

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Which activity gets your heart pumping more: using the computer, climbing the stairs, jumping a rope, running, or walking? Youngsters take a heart rate reading after 30 seconds, one minute, and three minutes of each activity. Directions...
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Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System - Healthy Heart

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Simple images of common activities are arrayed for primary learners to evaluate. For each, they determine whether or not the activity will increase one's heart rate. They draw a circle around those that do, a box around those that don't,...
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How the Body Works: The Heart

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Where is the heart? What does it do? What other organs help it carry out its function? Here is a hearty little video that answers such questions! With a casual tone and colorful animation, elementary and middle schoolers will fall in...
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Hands on Your Heart - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to recite the circulation of blood through the heart's various cavities and valves. They are able to appreciate what the actual valves and chambers of the heart look like. Students also have a clear vision of why the...