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Other

Description:

The purpose of this activity is to discover and learn about heart rate and the function of the heart. The students will investigate whether their hearts beat slower/faster at different times; develop an understanding of why their hearts beat slower/faster at different times; use data to develop an explanation of why their hearts beat slower/faster at different times; be aware of the effect of exercise on respiration; and be able to describe the major function of the heart.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Critical analysis/critical thinking,NSDL,Large-group instruction,Inquiry-based learning,Field laboratory experience/field trips,Cooperative/small-group learning,Hypothesis testing,Exercise,Performance-based assessment,Breathing,Class/group discussion,Data analysis, collection, interpretation,Cardiac,Teacher-centered/traditional instruction,Active learning/discovery learning,Respiration,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Problem-based learning,Life Science,Hands-on learning,Student-centered instruction,Pulse,General,Heart rate,Education,Laboratory experiment,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080618224627892T

    Language:

    English

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