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Investigating Heart Rate—Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: FB1987 

Price: $34.52

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In the Investigating Heart Rate Demonstration Kit for anatomy and physiology, explore how activity effects heart rate. Get those hearts beating.

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Get those hearts beating! Resting heart rate, maximum heart rate, target heart rate—what do all these numbers mean? How are these heart rates determined? In this completely reusable demonstration, three student volunteers perform fitness activities while three other volunteers use a stethoscope to measure heart rate at specific times. Discuss how activity affects heart rate. Make this a classroom activity with the purchase of additional stethoscopes.

Concepts: Heart rate, cardiology. Time Required: 25 minutes. Materials Provided: Three stethoscopes, isopropyl alcohol, cotton balls.


Materials Included in Kit: 
Isopropyl alcohol, 70%, 100 mL
Cotton balls, absorbant, 50
Stethoscope, 3

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics and computational thinking

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS1.A: Structure and Function
HS-LS1.A: Structure and Function

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect
Energy and matter
Structure and function
Stability and change

Performance Expectations

MS-LS1-3. Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
HS-LS1-3. Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.