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Just What Is a Pulse Rate?

In this activity, Key Stage Three students investigate pulse rate and its relationship with activity and life style. Using real data from CensusAtSchool 2002/2003 they see how difficult it can be to measure pulse rate accurately. Students are required to interpret graphs, tables and charts. 

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