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Resources for TeachersValuable websites to help your students learn

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Resources – Teachers


Resources for TeachersValuable websites to help your students learn

DOWNLOAD FREE EDUCATIONAL GAMES

Ms. Clifford’s 5th grade class had the idea to share this link:

“We have been using your page for school and we like your links. Thank you for letting us use them. We had the awesome idea that we should send you another one that we like to use as a thank you.”
http://www.download-free-games.com/educational-health-games


Anatomy of the Human Heart

Big thanks to Ms. Savanna, a 7th grader from Georgia, for sharing this link!
http://texasheart.org/HIC/Anatomy/Anatomy.cfm


KidsHealth: How the Body Works – Your Heart and Circulatory System

A news magazine format written for children. Includes movies, articles, word find, activities, and an online quiz that may also be printed.
http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/heart.html


Brain Pop: Body Systems

Click on “Circulatory System…Get Your Blood Flowing.” You can sign up for a free trial. The animated movie describes the anatomy of the heart, explains how the heart works to pump blood through the body, and discusses the effect of exercise on the heart.
http://www.brainpop.com/health/bodysystems/


The Virtual Body: Human Heart

A three part interactive exploration of the human heart. Also includes sections on “The Brain”, “The Skeletal System”, and “The Digestive Tract. Heart Parts (anatomy of the heart) click on an area of the heart and learn the name/function, Animated Heart (animation of the functions of the heart; manually control the flow of blood through its chambers), Narrated Tour (learn about size and location of the heart and follow the blood through it). Available in English and Spanish.
http://medtropolis.com/virtual-body/


The Franklin Institute: The Human Heart – An Online Exploration

Created by the Franklin Institute Science Museum; Includes information on structure, blood, vessels, systems, monitoring, development and others. Also has resource materials, enrichment activities and glossary
http://www.fi.edu/learn/heart/


Texas Heart Institute: Heart Information Center – Anatomy of the Human Heart

Excellent resource with info regarding anatomy, blood, valves, circulatory system and more. Iincludes flash illustrations
http://texasheart.org/HIC/Anatomy/Anatomy.cfm


Enchanted Learning: Heart

Heart Diagram printout to label. It also has glossary page and answer page
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/anatomy/heart/labelinterior/label.shtml


The Children’s Heart Institute: Just For Kids

Two printable heart diagrams – one of heart structures and another diagram titled “The Heart House” that shows chambers of the heart.
http://www.childrensheartinstitute.org/kidsonly/kidshome.htm


Science Museum of Minnesota: Heart

Heart interactives and six lessons about the heart – very informative.
http://www.smm.org/heart/heart/top.html


Inner Body: Your Guide to Human Anatomy Online

Click on “The Cardiovascular System” and use the cursor to find information. Additional links to anatomical cross-sections and heart related articles.
http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html


Discovery Fit and Health: How Your Heart Works

Discovery Health article on “How Your Heart Works.” Also includes sections on chambers and valves, blood flow, blood supply, etc.
http://health.howstuffworks.com/human-body/systems/circulatory/heart.htm


The Healthy Refrigerator: Open the Door to a Healthy Heart

Information on healthy food choices based on the “You are what you eat” concept. Includes healthy recipes children can prepare and a “Healthy Fridge Quiz.”
http://www.healthyfridge.org/


PBS: Nova – Electric Heart

Excerpts from a television documentary on “The Electric Heart.” Includes animated “map” of the human heart, amazing heart facts, a biography of Dr. O.H. Frazier, a renown heart transplant surgeon, and “Operation Heart Transplant.”
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/


American Heart Association: Physical Activity in Your Daily Life

American Heart Association site relates physical activity to a heart-healthy lifestyle. Find out which kinds of activities burn the most calories, discover target heart rate, and learn lots of facts about activity and the heart. Also includes Workout Quiz; written for middle schoolers.
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/HealthierKids/ActivitiesforKids/Activities-for-Kids_UCM_304155_SubHomePage.jsp


 
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Resources – Kids


Resources for Kids
Check out these fun games and websites...and share some of your own!

Resources – Kids


Resources for Kids
Check out these fun games and websites...and share some of your own!

 

Bone Match
Match common terms for bones with their scientific names.

 

Bone Crossword
Fill in the missing letters.

Fingerprint Match
User your forensic skills to match the fingerprint left on the drill to that of the five suspects.

Answer Key



The Children’s Heart Institute: Just For Kids
Two printable heart diagrams – one of heart structures and another diagram titled “The Heart House” that shows chambers of the heart.


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Resources – Parents


Resources for Parents
Help your child learn with some of these online tools

Resources – Parents


Resources for Parents
Help your child learn with some of these online tools

Online

Great Start for KidsConnections Magazine


Texts

Your Heart by Justin McCory Martin Science vocabulary reader for emergent readers
Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body by Joanna Cole & Bruce Degen Also available in big book edition
See Inside Your Body by Katie Daynes & Colin King An Usborne Flap Book
How Does Your Heart Work? (Rookie Read-About Health) by Don L. Curry For emergent readers
The Heart: Our Circulatory System by Seymour Simon Written specifically for grades 3-5
The Heart: The Questions and Answers Book for Kids by J. Willis Hurst -Based on a real question-and-answer session between heart expert J. Willis Hurst, his 10-year-old grandson, Stuart.


Songs/Music

Science Rock (part of Schoolhouse Rock Collection): “The Body Machine”, “Do the Circulation”
Health and Safety Songs by Healthy Start Publishing: “Pumping Up the Heart Beat” Also available as a printable book


Shoreline IMC

Videos:
VC E 478 “Bodytalk: Beating and Bleeding”
VC E 554 “The Heart and Circulatory System”
(May use video summary, script, questions, and glossary also)


Resource Models

RM E 69 A Heart Model of the Circulatory System
RM E 82 The Heart and Circulatory System
(Duplicate 4 page article titled “About Your Heart and Your Bloodstream” for students; use with lessons #2 and #3)


Science Foundation Misc Resources

United Streaming or other online video sites
Ranch Market (Hwy 99 in south Snohomish County)
Purchase whole fish and dissect for children to see the heart as one of several organs in an animal
Chicken, pig, and fish hearts available for purchase; place heart on a tray with arrows to show different structures of the heart