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437 reviewed resources for function of the heart

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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
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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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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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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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Heart to Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Begin a unit on the heart, the parts and the function of the heart, and about heart disease with a resource that includes a lecture, a PowerPoint presentation, and research information.  The lesson is the first of a four-part series and...
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Heart to Heart

For Teachers 5th
It's time to get to the heart of the matter! After introducing the heart anatomy in the previous lesson plan in a series on the systems of the body, the lesson plan looks at the specifics. Learners complete a series of six activities to...
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Model Heart Valves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups use the knowledge learned about the heart to design and build a prototype of an artificial heart valve. The teams demonstrate the functionality of their valve. They are also responsible for creating a pamphlet that describes...
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The Evolution of the Heart (A Love Story)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Not all hearts are the same, but their functions are similar. An instructor discusses the origin of the first organisms with a heart in a video lesson from the PBS Eons series. The lesson includes discussion of the evolution of the...
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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 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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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...
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Heart Valve Replacement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Put your heart into it. Scholars design and build replacements for mitral heart valves. Obviously, they can't test their creations on a real heart, so a box with marbles (to represent blood cells) will suffice.
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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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The Mighty Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class follow the step-by-step directions in this resource to dissect a sheep heart and gain a better understanding of this amazing organ. Working in small groups, pupils look for specific parts of the heart during their...
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Anatomy of The Heart

For Students 7th - 12th
In this health worksheet, learners examine the human body and make mental connections to the target function highlighted in the sheet.
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The Heart – Under Pressure (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Use the 25th video in the series of 47 to learn about the human heart, its structure, and function. The narrator teaches about the atria, ventricles, blood pressure, arteries, and veins.
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Home: Where the Heart Is

For Teachers 5th - 12th
If you're looking for copious background information to support study of the human heart, here it is! You can find photos of hearts, and text about the development, structure, systems, and monitoring that support heart function. Also...
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Have a Heart!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars assume the role of a doctor, detective, and decision maker. They research the function of the heart, the diseases associated with the heart, and lifestyle choices that are heart healthy. Information gathered will be placed...
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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Hearts

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The anatomy, structure, and functions of the heart, and the circulation system in general are summarized here. The main chambers are shown in a clear diagram, and then valves are explained to help understanding of the blood flow system....
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You Gotta Have Heart

For Teachers 5th
Here's a lesson that's not for the faint of heart! The seventh activity in a larger series introduces learners to the circulatory system with a study of the heart anatomy. Using a pig heart, individuals identify the different components...
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The Human Heart

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the human heart and the circulatory system. They observe how exercise affects the heart rate and how blood vessels carry blood through the heart and body. Students observe how the blood is carried to and from the...
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Anatomy Review: Blood Vessel Structure and Function

For Students 10th - 12th
Compliment your unit on anatomy with this review sheet on blood vessel structure and function. Complete with colorful illustrations to label and study, this activity provides an overview of information for class members to read as well...
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Polynomials Functions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers factor polynomials and linear functions and apply concepts of the fundamental theorem of algebra to solve problems. They graph their solutions and analyze the graph.
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Cardiac Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this health worksheet, students look for the connections needed to attain the knowledge of cardiac function. The sheet includes the background information.
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Healthy Heart

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students examine the functions of the heart and ways to maintain a healthy heart.  In this human body science lesson plan, students listen to Magic School Bus Inside the Human Heart, and diagram the human heart and blood flow.  Students...

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