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232 reviewed resources for heart rate and exercise

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Body Voyager

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the significance of a resting and an active heart rate. In this heart lesson students chart data on their pulse and draw a diagram of the heart.
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How Do You Measure Up

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of heart rate and how it is effected by environmental stresses like exercise. They conduct research readings and evaluate the data to form a hypothesis to initiate class discussion about the information.
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Examining the Effects of Space Flight on the Heart, Lungs, and Blood Vessels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to identify the components of the cardio-vascular system. They are able to describe the way the heart works to pump the blood. Students are able to explain the function of the cardio-vascular system. They are able to...
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Circulatory System Amusement Park

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze the circulatory system and create an amusement ride that is based on a part of that system.  In this circulation lesson students create a brochure that describes Sickle Cell, and then extend the lesson by creating a...
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Homeostasis Lab

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Get young biologists' hearts pumping with this invigorating experiment on homeostasis. Working in small groups, one student performs jumping jacks for eight minutes while the other group members regularly record the person's vital signs,...
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Formula for Fitness

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Many youngsters don't understand that fitness is a life-long endeavor, and that it really pays off to be healthy. Use a spreadsheet to document progress in a fitness plan to see if there really in a benefit to running and exercise. Adapt...
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Your Beating Heart - Circulatory System

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners illustrate a schematic circulatory system of a human body including heart, lungs, arteries, veins and capillaries. Next, students conduct an experiment to increase understanding of the relationship between heart rate/pulse and...
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The Heart of the Matter

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss importance of heart fitness, research essential questions relating to teen fitness, practice using heart rate monitors daily, collect and record information, and analyze information at end of quarter to determine whether...
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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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Get Physically Active

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students discover the importance of water.  In this physical education science lesson, students consider mental and physical activities.  Students find their pulse and measure their heart rate. Students discuss the importance of water...
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Check Your Pulse

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine their heart rate during aerobic and anaerobic physical activities. In this check your pulse lesson plan, 6th graders discover that heart rate is the number of heart beats in one minute. Students work in groups and...
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FACS: Exercise Physiologist

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Present the exciting career of an exercise physiologist to your teens with a PowerPoint. The slide show explains what this professional does, the education required, the job atmosphere, salary range, and prospects. Finally, viewers will...
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Circulation and Respiration: Vital Signs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What do your vital signs tell your doctor? An engaging hands-on lesson has your learners monitor their own lung capacity, blood pressure, and heart rate. They then connect the vital measures to the workings of the circulatory and...
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The Human Heart

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners explore biology by completing a human anatomy activity. For this human heart lesson, students identify the purpose of the heart within the body and count their heart beats. Learners record their pulse while not moving and after...
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Exercise: What Kinds of Activities Are Best?

For Teachers 6th Standards
What happens in the muscles during anaerobic and aerobic exercise, and how does this affect the heart and our overall health? A cross-curricular lesson that introduces learners to the lifelong benefits of exercise, including the ability...
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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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Changes in Pulse Rate

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders practice making observations and collecting data after determining a baseline pulse rate then collect data on the changes in that rate with exercise. Students must organize their data and analyze their observations.
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Jumping Scientist

For Students 3rd - 12th
In this exercise worksheet, students take their pulse after jumping rope. Students jump rope several different ways for thirty second and for one minute. They write about their physical reactions.
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Your Beating Heart: Enrichment

For Students 6th - 7th
In this central tendency worksheet, students complete an activity that measures their pulse rate data before and after exercising. Students record their data in a chart and then answer the questions using central tendency information...
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Activity Log

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your young athletes track their cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises each week with this simple activity log. The document includes spaces to mark average heart rate, perceived exertion rate, time, and reps/sets for each...
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Key to Good Health: Exercise

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students calculate their heart rate before and after exercise. In this health activity, students find their resting heart rate and then exercise for 5-10 minutes. Students take their heart rate afterwards and observe the differences.
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Up and Down

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders work in pairs to complete a variety of aerobic exercises, calculate their heart rates and then calculate their recovery heart rates.
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Comparing Pulse Rates

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Upper graders and middle schoolers collect, organize, and draw conclusions about pulse rate data. Students take and record a resting, exercising and recovery pulse rate, then display the resulting data. Pupils complete a stem and leaf...
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Fitness Lab

For Teachers K - 5th
Students complete several physical fitness stations. Students identify which activities increased their heart rates from a resting level. Stations include jumping jacks, sit-ups, running in place, stretching, and body fat measurements.

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