Monitoring the Heart

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Listen to the Heartbeats

Listen to the heartbeats! Hover the pointer over each of the four hearts below and guess how fast it is beating. Then, click the same heart to make the answer appear. Make sure the sound is turned up on your computer.


  • 48 times per minute?
  • 72 times per minute?
  • 96 times per minute?
  • 192 times per minute?
What's This?

You are viewing a page in The Franklin Institute's online exploration of the human heart. It is one of many Resources for Science Learning which inspire scientific curiosity.

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