1. Find your heartbeat
on your wrist or your friends'
heartbeat on their wrist just
below the thumb by using your
pointer and middle fingers pressing
gently into the wrist area.
(Don't use your thumb as it has
2. Place the modelling clay
on the same area where you have
located the pulse.
3. Insert the drinking straw
down into the modelling clay and
watch as the straw twitches with
Can your count the heartbeats?
Some people find it difficult
to find a pulse in the wrist area.
If this is the case try to locate
a heartbeat on the neck area (just
to either side of the adams apple).
Again, using your pointer and
middle fingers. If you are
checking your own heartrate on
your neck make sure the straw
you are using is long enough for
you to see it as it twitches.