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Experiments and Demonstrations on the Heart Learning Path

By Aoife McDonnell

Teacher reference to planning class experiments and demonstrations which model the structure, function and interaction of organs in the circulatory system.
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Heart - Experiments / Demonstrations

https://www.smm.org/heart/lessons/top.html Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

Series of demonstrations to encourage student engagement in learning about the the heart and the circulatory system. Lessons include;
- Pulse of Life
- Keeps on Pumpin'
- Under Pressure
- Sounds of the Heart
- Valves and Pumps
- Lub Dub
- Heart as a Pump
- Go with the Flow

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Use activities within the lesson to motivate student in deeper discussions about the heart.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Heart Classroom Activity Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47go5DGUFcA Added: 07 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

Excellent real life classroom activity by teacher Noel Cunningham involving the heart. Student engagement in the activity is obvious with students even asking for a second heart. The connections within the heart are clearly discovered by using water as a model for the blood.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Science

Strand: 05. Biological Science

Strand unit: 04. Human Organs & Systems

Suggestions for use: Safety talk with students on handling the heart. Wear gloves. Set up required for the water pipe.

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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