PEC: Bulletin Boards for Physical Education

Title of Bulletin Board: Healthy Hearts

Category: About the Body

Suggested Grade Level: All

Materials: Pipe cleaners, construction paper, typed messages, written messages with a black marker, any other heart decorations, border


This bulletin board was created around Valentine's Day but it really included a lot of information about benefits of exercise and the heart. This was an interactive bulletin board. Students could lift up the heart to find the answer to the heart questions. We put pictures of children moving and exercising and information about ways of exercising your heart.

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The questions on the heart used were: What liquid carries oxygen? Answer=your blood, What are the tubes called that carry your blood? Answer=blood vessels and arteries, What part of your body takes in oxygen? Answer=your lungs, What does your heart do to send blood rushing out? Answer=It contracts, What does your heart look like? Answer=a pump, What is your heart made of? Answer=Muscle, What is a normal blood pressure and pulse rate? Answer=120/80 and under 80, What is the name of the system that includes your heart and blood vessels? Answer=The circulatory system, What gas does your body need? Answer=Oxygen

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Submitted by Lori Smith who teaches at Price Laboratory School in Cedar Falls, IA. Additional authors for this idea were Julie Creeden. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 3/29/2008 1:50:06 PM. Viewed 14024 times since 3/27/2008.

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