The Circulatory System - LESSON PLAN for 90-mins of activities

The Circulatory System - LESSON PLAN for 90-mins of activities
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Product Description

Don't reinvent the wheel! This 90-minute session is fast-paced, hands-on and engaging. Activities are broken into two 45-minute blocks and cover

a vast field of information about the heart, blood, circulation, staying healthy, understanding our bodies and even basic chemistry!

Appropriate for a variety of ages, K-Y6 or homeschoolers in mixed-age groups, it includes:

* Tabular lesson plan - easy view one page for each part. Straightforward to follow.

* Ideas for take-away questions and research points for the children

* Australian (WACE) Curriculum points touched upon

* All learning objectives covered in the session

* List of materials you need, so it is easy to just prep and get on with it


 What the heart is and why we need one

 Where it is in the body

 Composition of blood & why we need it

 Why we need Oxygen

 That Oxygen is O2 and how the molecule looks

 How O2 is carried in the blood by red blood cells

 Why blood is red

 What a heart looks like – its structure

 What a beating heart feels like and looks like

 What a heartbeat sounds like

 How to feel a pulse on a person

 How our pulse changes when exercising/resting

 Stimuli which might raise/lower heart rate

 How blood is circulated through heart and body

 How to keep your heart healthy

 Ideas for craft based around the heart & circulatory system

Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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