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Listen to THIS!


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Listen to THIS!

In this activity, learners use plastic tubing and a funnel to listen to their heart. Learners also discover that if they run around, their heart pumps harder and faster, making it easier to hear. Safety note: learners should not push the tube into their ears!

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • A plastic funnel
  • Plastic or rubber tubing

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Human Body
      • Circulation
    • Human Senses and Perception
      • Hearing

Informal Categories


  • Physical Activity

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • hear
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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  • All Rights Reserved, Bill Nye and Nye Labs, LLC, ©2001

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