Educator Resources for Blood Pressure

Can you stand the pressure? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you all about blood pressure and what it means! You’ll learn how blood moves through your body, how pressure waves begin in the body, and where you can feel them to take your pulse. Find out about the two different types of blood pressure and how they help us measure overall blood pressure. Discover when your blood pressure is usually at its lowest and highest and what can cause it to rise. See what having constant high blood pressure is called, why it may happen, and what kind of treatment there is for it. The pressure is on!

Lesson Plans

Vocabulary Development Lesson Plan: Using a Word Map

Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-3

Health, Fitness, and Nutrition Lesson Plan: Create a PSA to Fight Obesity

Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
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