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    WGBH
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    In this health activity, learners create a device so that they not only feel their heartbeat, but also see it, using a straw and some clay. Learners calculate their pulse rate (beats per minute)...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    See and hear how sound waves travel through different types of materials. Extend the experiment online and learn how you can "see" with sound waves using ultrasound.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity is a full inquiry investigation into g-force and acceleration. Groups of learners will construct their own accelerometers. Then, with permission from their local amusement park, they...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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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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    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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    New York Hall of Science
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    Make a hilarious honker! Fasten a piece of string through a hole in the end of a plastic cup and discover the hilarious sounds you can make. Find out how the length, tautness and wetness of the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this online activity, learners measure their pulse rates and investigate how their pulses change when they engage in different activities. Learners record their pulse rates at rest, after...

    free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners take their own pulse and explore how heart rate is affected by various activities. Learners can then track their heart rate on the chart provided, and compare their heart...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 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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