Teachers in Residence Programme • Deirdre Halleran and Sinéad Ní Mhullaoidh Unit 5A: Keeping Healthy
Heart Facts 46 years! Your heart beats: 100,000 times in one day 35 million times in a year 2.5 billion times during an average lifetime How many years would you have to leave the kitchen tap running to equal the amount of blood your heart pumps during an average lifetime?
Your Pulse Can you find your pulse? Your pulse is blood stopping and starting as it moves through your arteries 90 to 120 beats per minute for kids 72 beats per minute for adults In general, fitter hearts have lower beats
Healthy Heart Coronary arteries supply the heart with blood and carry oxygen and nutrients Coronary arteries in red
Eat healthy foods EAT LESS EAT MORE
Heart Attack Dying heart turns darker colour
Activity 1: Heart Twister Right Atrium Left Atrium Right Ventricle Left Ventricle
Step 1: Draw a Big Heart 120cm 120cm
Step 2: Divide into Four Sections Use blue lines on the right side because the blood does not have oxygen Use red lines on the left side because the blood has oxygen
Step 3: Label the Four Chambers Right Atrium Left Atrium Right Ventricle Left Ventricle
Play the Game! • Spin the dial • Place your hand or foot on the correct chamber of the heart Right Atrium Left Atrium Right Ventricle Left Ventricle
Activity 2: Fix a Heart Attack Right Atrium Left Atrium Right Ventricle Left Ventricle
Step 1: Draw Damage on the Left Ventricle Right Atrium Left Atrium Right Ventricle Left Ventricle
Step 2: Make a Medical Device to Fix Right Atrium Left Atrium Right Ventricle Left Ventricle Use materials from your Bioengineering Kit
References: Féach thárt: Eolaíocht, Rang 4, An Gúm www.kidshealth.org Gray’s Anatomy Pearson Education svgsilh.com/image/1295981.html commons.wikimedia.org www.medicalgraphics.de • Acknowledgements: • Sincere thanks to all of the researchers who gave lectures and generously gave their time throughout the course. • Thanks also to all the participating teachers who very kindly shared ideas and resources.
This publication has emanated from research conducted with the financial support of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund under Grant Number 13/RC/2073. This project has been funded by the European Union Seventh Framework Programme under Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (FP7-PEOPLE-2012-ITN) and Grant Agreement Number 317304 (AngioMatTrain). This project has also been funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015) under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks and Grant Agreement Numbers 676408 (BrainMatTrain) and 676338 (Tendon Therapy Train).