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Your heart pumps blood throughout your body in one direction, around in a loop. In this activity, learners will make a model of one type of heart chamber called a ventricle.
In this health activity (located on page 4 of the PDF), learners will discover the importance of hand washing by observing mold growing on potatoes.
In this activity, learners make models representing bones on Earth and bones that have been in space. They discover what happens to bones without proper exercise and nutrition.
In this activity, learners estimate risks associated with different events and compare their estimates to the real possibilities.
This activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Exercise and Memory) is a full inquiry investigation into the effects of exercise on short term memory.
In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner).
In this health activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will discover why covering their mouth and nose while sneezing is so important.
In this health activity, learners explore breathing, lungs and asthma. Learners test their lung capacity by blowing air into balloons.
In this activity, learners explore how to stay fit the fun way. Learners participate in three physical activities.
Learners will build a lung model to understand how their lungs and diaphragm work to make them breathe.
In this activity about engineering, nutrition, and physical activity, learners design and build a healthy bone model of a space explorer which is strong enough to withstand increasing amounts of weigh
This exercise is designed to teach young learners the different parts of a plant (root, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, and seeds), the basic functions of each part, and to show that tiny microscopic o
In this lab (Activity #2 on page), learners compare bacteria growth on two petri dishes containing nutrient agar. Learners touch the doors, faucets, etc.
In this activity, learners practice counting and multiplication as they figure out how many animal body parts they have to examine as "Dr. Vet."
In this invention challenge activity, learners create an indoor game for one or two people that gets you moving.
Learners and their families celebrate and recognize the importance of making healthy choices every day by participating in a health fair.
In this nutrition and estimation activity (page 12 of PDF), learners estimate serving sizes of different foods and compare their estimates to serving size information provided on nutrition food labels
In this activity, learners will train to increase bone strength and to improve heart and other muscle endurance by performing jump training with a rope, both while stationary and moving.
Bones are stiff, which helps us lift heavy things and walk around, but they are also somewhat flexible, which lets them bend slightly.
In this version of tag, a large group of learners model how the body fights infection. Learners act as germs, as lymphocytes, and as the body's cells threatened by germs.