Respiratory System Teacher Resources
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Circulatory and Respiratory Systems
Eighth graders are able to write a paragraph describing each system based on the information retrieved in class. They trace a route from Holly Springs, MS to Greenwood using the maps that they were given. Students discuss the role of the circulatory system in the body and the role of the respiratory system is to provide oxygen to the body by breathing in air and getting rid of carbon dioxide.
8th Science 9 Views 60 Downloads
Students analyze the function of the lungs. In this lesson about the Respiratory System, students explore breathing and the movement of air through the lungs. Students perform an 4 part experiment to observe what it might look like for oxygen to move through the lungs, and what carbon dioxide is.
4th - 6th Science 21 Views 105 Downloads
Human Body Series - Respiratory System
Elementary schoolers play a respiratory relay toss in order to take in the respiratory system! They also create their own question cards based on several kid-friendly online articles about breathing and the health of the lungs. They use their cards to play a board game, Take a Breath!
3rd - 5th Science 85 Views 234 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Teacher's Guide: Asthma (PreK to 2)
Learners explore asthma. In this respiratory system and asthma lesson, students identify the body parts related to the respiratory system and explain each part's function. Learners construct a 3-D replica of the respiratory system using a variety of pastas.
Pre-K - 2nd Science 4 Views 27 Downloads
Inhalation and Exhalation
Students investigate inhalation and exhalation of the respiratory system. They construct a model of the respiratory system using balloons, straws, cups, and rubber bands. Then, they observe inhalation and exhalation and measure the volume of air exhaled.
9th - 12th Science 29 Views 93 Downloads
Take Deep Breath
Fifth graders become familiar with how the diaphragm expands to draw air into our lungs and contracts to exhale carbon dioxide. They also label the major parts of the respiratory system through the use of interactive Internet research and video components.
5th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Not Just A Bag of Air
Fifth graders label the parts of the respiratory system. They distinguish among the functions of its major organs. They construct a model of the respiratory system. They watch an animated video and utilize the Internet for research of the respiratory system.
5th Health 4 Views 23 Downloads
Love Your Lungs
Third graders explore the respiratory system by inspecting all of the parts and how it works. They experience the power of their lungs by breathing in and out while their hands are on their chests. Each one then participates in an activity that shows how the respiratory system works.
3rd Health 7 Views 10 Downloads
Clean Air: Our Health Matters
Students learn about the human respiratory system. For this pollution lesson, students identify the parts of the respiratory system and what happens to them when they breathe in polluted air. Students learn about the importance of government in addressing the issue of pollution.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 7 Downloads
Air, Air Everywhere! Lesson 2: Acid Rain
Middle school environmentalists record the pH of four different liquids, including two aerosol cleaning products. They liken the products to acid rain and speculate in writing which might affect the human respiratory system. Although this is a simple lesson, it is valuable in helping learners make connections between the products we use and the impacts on the environment and health.
7th - 8th Health 3 Views 15 Downloads