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What Affects Your Heart Rate?

What Affects Your Heart Rate? The Heart Rate is the number which tells you how many times per minute your heart beats. Because there are so many things that can impact your heart rate it changes constantly throughout the day depending on what you’re doing. If you’re exercising your heart rate will increase whereas if you are relaxing your heart will be lower and this is called your resting heart rate.

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Make Your Own Stethoscope

Make Your Own Stethoscope Every time the valves in your heart open and close to let blood flow through it makes a 'dub-dub' sound. If you’ve ever wondered what your heart sounds like you can listen to your own heartbeat with a stethoscope made from rubber tubing, 2 funnels and a balloon. 

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5 Curious Facts About the Heart

5 Curious Facts About the Heart Everyone knows the heart - it’s one of the hardest working organs in the body, beating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year keeping us alive. Although the heart may seem like a simple organ, made up out of two halves and four chambers, it is capable of incredibly complex things. It’s fascinating to uncover just what it can do and how it works to keep us alive.

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The Perfect Slime Recipe. The Chemistry behind Slime.

The Perfect Slime Recipe. The Chemistry behind Slime. Slime is obviously a big craze right now. I never really understood it, but then again when I was at school the big thing was braiding Scoobies (these were literally just plastic threads that you braided together to make different shapes). Being curious I embarked on a mission to create the perfect slime, which now sits by my desk as a big squishy stress ball, and discover how it is made.

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