Elementary (Basic)

Vital Signs! (Basic)

Monitoring Our Body’s Systems

Students learn about how measuring vital signs reveal whether the body is functioning normally. Using the same equipment as physicians and other healthcare professionals, students measure their heart rate, blood pressure, respiration rate, and temperature.


This module is appropriate for students in Grades 4-6.


The minimum time required to complete this module is 60 minutes.


For more information, please refer to the Next Generation Science Standards for Vital Signs! (Basic).