Welcome High School Teachers, Students, & Communities
Teen Take Heart (TTH)TM is science-based cardiovascular curriculum designed for high-school aged students. This program aims to promote wellness and prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) through a series of innovative and impactful in-class instructional and kit-based lessons.
The curriculum is designed to align with current Washington State educational standards and the End of Course Biology Exam requirements. Teen Take HeartTM incorporates the sciences of anatomy, physiology, and disease pathology into engaging learning sessions to promote heart-healthy lifestyle choices, based on the latest evidence-based research and current best practice standards. The program and materials are provided at no cost to participating high schools.The program is targeted toward vulnerable communities at high risk for cardiovascular disease.) Participating students are coached to serve as ambassadors to their community; organize and lead outreach events; and connect individuals, families, and communities to health-related resources. Students’ work with the program also provides excellent exposure to careers in health care.