The Heart Kit

The Heart Kit is designed to help Key stage 1, 2, 3 & 4 pupils discover more about the heart and the circulatory system, including a model heart.

Kits are rented on a termly basis and can be hired for up to 6 weeks. Only 2 kits per school at any time.

The Heart Kit is designed to help Key stage 1, 2, 3 & 4 pupils discover more about the heart and the circulatory system. The model heart is 2x actual size. As a general rule a person’s heart is about the
same size as their clenched fist. It is robust and easy to see inside.

The Heart kit gives the student the opportunity to explore the heart and circulatory system through fun activities including:

  • Testing heart rate before and after exercise
  • Listening to the heart using a stethoscope
  • Measuring lung peak flow

The Kit Contains:

1 Giant hands-on model heart on stand

8 Run Tec heart rate monitors:
• Elasticated strap
• Chest band transmitter
• Wrist receiver
• Laminated instructions

1 Peak flow meter + disposable mouthpieces
2 Stethoscopes
1 Finger pulse meter
1 Pedometer + instruction booklet
Basic wipes

2 posters:
• The Heart
• The Story of Blood

1 Set of Teacher’s Notes

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