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Heart: Teachers

Activities and Information

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Check out this video-based lesson about the circulatory system from NeoK12.

Get in-depth explanations of the heart and the circulatory system from The National Health Museum's Access Excellence site.


Visit a previous Science Trek show about Blood, for additional information about the circulatory system.

Great Ideas for Lesson Plans

Heart flexing illustration

Texas Heart Institute's Project Heart has a terrific site for educators that is also linked to their site for kids. You'll find lesson plans for grades K-6 and ideas for interactive projects. Available in English and Spanish.

A Look at the Human Heart features lesson plans for hands-on investigations on topics such as heart anatomy, circulation, and measuring heartbeats. Scroll down to “Lesson Plans” and take a look.

See the Kids Health site for lessons and handouts on the cardiovascular system for grades K–2, grades 3–5, and middle school.

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