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    Study Guide for Heart Healthy Unit – 3rd Grade


    P.E. Standard: 10.1.3 B Identify and know the location and function of the major body organs and systems.


    DIRECTIONS: Please review the following information with your child for our 10 point Health and Physical Education quiz next week. 




    ·        Two common forms of heart disease are heart attack and stroke.


    ·        The heart and lungs work as a team to supply the body with fresh oxygen.


    ·        You can find your pulse on your neck or wrist.


    ·        Inactivity, being overweight, and smoking are the three primary risk factors of heart disease.


    ·        A risk means you are more likely to have heart disease.


    ·        60 minutes of regular exercise and a healthy nutritious diet can help prevent the risk factors of heart disease.


    ·        Aerobic exercise works the heart and lungs to make them stronger and more efficient.


    ·        The heart has 4 chambers and is made of muscle.


    ·        The arteries carry blood and oxygen away from heart to the muscles.


    ·        Carbon dioxide is carried in the veins to the heart and lungs so you can breathe it out.


    ·        In an emergency call 911.








Last Modified on January 26, 2011