Everything your Heart Desires
An integrated, interdisciplinary unit for third through fifth grade gifted and talented students examining the functioning, physical fitness, technology, and emotions of the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. This unit is designed to educate students about the functions of the heart and how to maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle. In addition, students will learn about the history of mdical advances in heart surgery and transplants. Finally, students will gain an understanding of emotions associated with the heart.