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Find a word

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

1. You are to collect a list of 30 words (with a maximum length of 14 letters) about the Cardiologist, Perfusionist, Cardiac Technologist, and Cardiothoracic Surgeon.

2. After you have created your list of 30 words, use one of the following word search programmes to create a printable "Find a Word". Read all the instructions first to see what you have to do. Some puzzlemakers have different numbers of letters or words that can be used. Some of these word search creators can make different shapes - try a heart!

Word Search

Word Search Maker

The Teacher's Corner

Teacher's Corner



Discovery Education: Puzzlemaker

Puzzlemaker
Word Search Maker

Word Search Maker

3. After you have made your find a word, print it and get a partner to solve it. Have fun!

4. You might like to try one already made. Click here for a 22 word - Word Search.

 

 

Infographic: The Anatomy and Workings of the Heart

MiddleMiddle High SchoolSecondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

 

1. In pairs, you are going to create an infographic on the anatomy and workings of the heart. Use the following websites & video to gain the knowledge you need to create this infographic.

2. Develop a flow chart or mind map to work out what you are going to show on your infographic.

3. You might want to use free images within your infographic. Here are some free image sites. Remember to acknowledge all information and images as "Source: ......" This can be in size 8 font.

National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute [USA]

NIH
Kids Health: Your Heart & Circulatory System

Kids Health
WebMD

WebMD
Peace Health: Heart-Lung Machine

Heart Lung Machine

 

YouTube: The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
https://youtu.be/R1kfeURl9Rk

 

4. You might like to add the role of the perfusionist and the heart-lung machine to your infographic.

5. Using one of the programmes on this page, create your infographic.

 

Heart of the Matter (developed by Try Engineering.org)

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

"This lesson focuses on the engineering and operation of Artifical Heart Valves, and the interface between man and machine."

Students observe a ball valve and its flow of fluids and think about the role of the heart valves.

Full Lesson Plan
Student Worksheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

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