Teaching Through Trade Books: Science From the Heart

by: Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan

It's a fact: kids today are less fit than they were only a generation ago. Many are showing early signs of cardiovascular risk factors such as physical inactivity, excess weight, and higher blood cholesterol. Now more than ever, it is important to teach children how to keep their hearts healthy. The following books and activities engage students in simple heart investigations and help them learn that regular physical activity can promote heart health.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2006Stock # sc06_043_06_14Volume 043Issue 06

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