In Fizzy's Heart Beaters children will investigate the effect exercise has on their body and the time it takes them to recover.
The unit has three lessons:
- Lesson 1: How does my body change with exercise? How do
different activities affect my heart rate and why?
- Lesson 2: How fast do I recover after exercise? How can I
- Lesson 3: How does heart rate vary for different types of
You can find teaching notes and photocopiable pupil sheets for
all three lessons on the ages 9-11 resources page. Children
can also play The Pulse activity which has more
information about taking your pulse, as well as an interactive
guide to recording your pulse rate after exercise.
To help teach this unit, look in your school's In the Zone box
for Stupendous Stethoscopes, Tip Top Timers, Pace
Perfect Pedometers and Stethoscope Germ Busters!