Science 8 – 4.4

bodySystems

Experiment – design and carry out an experiment to compare and contrast heart rate and breathing rates in individuals during various levels of activity.

Student will examine different careers that are associated with the health of body systems and learn about the applications of science and technology to help improve and maintenance of the human body system.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be expected to

• rephrase questions into testable form about the factors that affect physical fitness and health (208-1)
• design and carry out an experiment to compare and contrast heart rate and breathing rate in an individual during various levels of activity, and identify and control the major variables (208-6, 209-1)
• suggest explanations for variations in the heart rate and the breathing rate of an individual during various levels of activity when the experiment is repeated (210-7)
• describe three examples of the interdependence of various systems of the human body (304-10)
• provide examples of careers that are associated with the health of body systems (112-10)