Love My Heart Resources for Teachers

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Learning resources to support the "I Love My Heart" programme are intended for use after the event.

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Year 7-8

Curriculum Links:

Science - Level 4 Living World | Health and PE - Level 4 Personal Health and Physical Development  | Maths - Level 4 Number Strategies


Worksheet Learning Outcomes
1 Heart Facts

Describe what heart rate measures and why it changes speed.

2. The Beat Really Does Go On Measure heart rate and carry out simple calculations based on this.
3. Structure of the Mighty Pump Describe the structure of the heart
4. Blood Flow and Vessels Describe the pathway of blood around the body.
5. Vessels of the Body Describe the structure and function of the vessels in which blood is transported.
6. Reduce your Risk factors Describe the risk factors and explain ways of managing these
7. Dominoes game Describe words and their meanings
8. Quiz Quick quiz



Year 9-10

Curriculum Links: 

Science - Level 5 Living World | Health and PE - Level 5 Personal Health and Physical Development | Maths - Level 5 Number Strategies


Worksheet Learning Outcomes
1 Heart Facts

Describe what heart rate measures and why it changes speed.

2. The Beat Really Does Go On Measure heart rate and carry out simple calculations based on this measurement.
3. Structure of the Mighty Pump Describe the structure of the heart
4. Blood Flow and Vessels Describe the pathway of blood around the body.
5. Lub Dub Describe the valves in the heart.  
6. Reduce your Risk factors Describe the risk factors for heart disease and make a presentation on how to manage these. 
7. Vessels of the Body Describe the structure and function of the vessels in which blood is transported.
8.  Dominoes game Describe words and their meanings


Useful Links

The National Heart Foundation of New Zealand 

Web pages that may be useful