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    Lawrence Hall of Science
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    In this self-measuring activity, learners observe and record how many times a minute they blink, take a breath, and chew, as well as how many times a minute their heart beats. Learners are...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners compare ways to measure their heart rates. Learners build their own stethoscopes and learn how exercise affects heart rate.

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    COSI
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    In this astronomy activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will examine the effects of gravity on a person’s pulse and explore how gravity can differ from planet to planet. Although this activity was...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity, learners explore how to stay fit the fun way. Learners participate in three physical activities. Learners then design an experiment to determine which activity offers the highest...

    free Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their breathing and pulse rates, and learn how these measurements are affected by physical activity. There are three parts to this...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    This activity (on pages 16-23) lets learners measure each other's vital signs—the signs that help doctors understand what's going on in a patient body. Learners measure human body...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Kohl Children's Museum
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    In this activity, learners discover how exercise helps keep the body healthy. Learners increase their heart rates by running and understand how running fast versus walking affects their pulse rates.

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners explore the importance of active play. Parts A and B of this experience provide learners with a variety of active play options for indoors and outdoors that promote...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about daily rhythms (on page 17 of the PDF), learners will explore circadian patterns in humans, animals and plants. They will observe that some behaviors and functions of living...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity about heart health (on page 27 of the PDF), learners measure their heart rates after a variety of physical activities and compare the results with their resting heart rates, and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours

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