Learn how the pulse rates of different individuals vary
RN: 11011301 - LIFE SCIENCE > HUMAN ANATOMY
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The pulse rate of human beings can vary quite significantly from each other. Many factors can influence a persons' pulse rate such as level of exercise, age and gender. In the following science experiment study the pulse rates of some of your friends and see which factors influence this:
STUFF YOU NEED [MATERIALS]
- WHITE PAPER
- STOP WATCH
HOW TO PROCEED [PROCEDURE]
- On a blank piece of paper, use a pencil to make a chart with five columns and about three or four rows.
- Label the columns as follows from left to right: 'Name', 'Age', 'Gender', 'Time', 'Rate'.
- Test some of your friends and family's pulse rates by doing the following: Put your first two fingers on the underside of the subject's wrist below the thumb.
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