World Heart Day - 29th September

These resources can be used to help support World Heart Day, a global campaign to encourage people to take charge of their heart health. This collection present games and practical activities for all ages to help children understand how their heart works and what they can do to look after it. The World Heart Day website has more information.



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Heart Rate Investigation

This resource uses the context of football to introduce a heart rate investigation. Students take part in suggested exercises and measure their heart rate and recovery time.  They need to plot of graph of their heart rate for different activities, and are encouraged to decide the axis and scale of the graph for...

Keeping hearts pumping

This Mathematics Matters case study, from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, looks at how mathematics modelling can aid investigations into the circulatory system. Blood-related diseases can seriously harm patients’ quality of life and even lead to death. Many of these diseases are caused by...

Preventing Heart Disease

This Problem Solving with Industry module was devised by the Centre for Science Education in collaboration with local health promotion groups. In this module the problem is to design an effective campaign or a piece of...

Let's Dissect - the Heart

This tutorial, from Bristol University’s Let’s Dissect, includes a video of a heart dissection with accompanying narration describing the anatomy. 

Please note, some interactive files have been removed from this resource, as they are no longer supported by Adobe Flash Player.