My Amazing Body
Healthy Hearts

Lessons and Activities


In this lesson, we'll take a closer look at the heart. We'll learn about how it works and we'll carry out tests to see how exercise affects our heart rate.
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Activity 1

Heart Rate Raisers
In this activity, the children will test the effects of exercise on their heart rate. They will complete task cards, predicting and measuring increases.
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Activity Resource

Heart Raisers Tasak Cards
You can download the set of 6 heart raising challenges down below. Feel free to add your own exercises to suit the needs of your classroom.
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Lesson Plan

Everything you need to give this lesson a try. On the left side we have our lesson objectives, in the middle are the activities and on the right are the assessment tools!
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From the Curriculum

Strand: Living Things
Strand Unit: Human Life

Curriculum Objectives

The child should be enabled to:
-develop a simple understanding of the structure of some of the body’s major internal and external organs.

- develop a simple understanding of food and nutrition.

Rang Maher