Heart Rate Ratios & Graphing Activity

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Heart Rate Ratios & Graphing Activity

3.25

Subjects: Applied Math, Measurements, Graphing

Grades: 5th - 9th 

Resource Type: Stage 1

Teaching Duration: 50 minutes

Total Pages: 17

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Product Description

A great math activity to connect math with sports or for Valentine's Day math! Instead of boring worksheets, students will solve problems based on their own collected data and connect the concepts to cool careers!

Students learn about heart rate and the importance of this number in sports medicine. They compute their own heart rate after various activities and graph the results. They calculate the target heart rate and answer critical thinking questions.

The activity will take about 45 - 60 minutes to complete depending on student level. The activities are perfect as an in-class assignment, review activity, homework assignment, or extracurricular activity. Activities are focused on ratios and proportions concepts. Includes an introduction, career connection section, discussion questions, word problems, and extension critical thinking questions.

Included in this product

  • Standards: Common Core Math

  • Materials list and activity suggestions

  • Student handouts

  • STEM Career Connection

  • Math Connection at an upper elementary and middle school level: Graphing, Percentages

  • Reflection Questions