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Artificial Lung and Diaphragm

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
She had a terribly busy day converting oxygen into carbon dioxide; now she just needs a moment to breathe. In the activity, scholars review the function of the respiratory system and discuss bioengineering's role in medicine/health and...
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The Respiratory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Respiratory systems are different in worms, fish, and human lungs, and each are explained by Paul Andersen with his fabulous SMART Board. How are these respiratory systems similar? Keeping breathing surfaces moist is essential in all...
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Respiratory Therapy

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This plan has a PowerPoint, and two handouts attached.  The concept is to clarify the structure and function of our respiratory system.  Your class will like the activity with balloons that demonstrates lung capacity and the model of the...
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Breathing Machine

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Take a deep breath and have your class construct working models of a lung! Using 500ml plastic bottles as the chest cavity, and balloons for the lung and the diaphragm, learners work in groups to make a model. The models help them to...
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Why Do We Need Clean Air to Live? - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners name the main components of the respiratory system. They write a reaction that contains complete sentences, and uses proper spelling and grammar, after viewing a video. Students define the following terms: lungs, respiration,...
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Diaphragm-Relax And Breathe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine breathing.  In this diaphragm lesson students complete a lab that shows them how lungs breathe.
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Respiratory System

For Teachers 5th Standards
Explore the respiratory system with a model. First, pupils build a set of lungs to experiment how they inflate and deflate. Then, they delve deeper into the topic with a web quest to discover new information about the nose, trachea, and...
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Why Do We Hiccup?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
There are so many remedies for curing the hiccups, from eating honey, to being scared, to breathing into a bag. But what makes the diaphragm contract the way it does? Watch an informative video to find out what causes hiccups.
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Chapter 14 Worksheet and Reading Guide - Respiratory System

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Written as a reading guide, this collection of 25 questions will query anatomy and physiology learners on the ins and outs of the respiratory system. Learners will take a deep breath as they dive into the organs involved and the...
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Respiratory System - Questions and Answers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Intersperse your viewing of this video with questions that are shown on the screen. Keep your learners engaged by having them take notes and answer the questions. Parts of the respiratory system are shown with pictures and animation...
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Lungs: The Breathing Machine

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create a model of the lungs and diaphragm. In this breathing lesson, students create a model out of a plastic bottle and balloons. They see how the diaphragm helps to fill the lungs with air. 
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Mammals

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this mammals worksheet, students read about 3 mammal characteristics: endotherm, diaphragm, and mammary glands. Students use this information to complete 4 short answer questions.
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Lungs in Rib Cage

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students make a model of their lungs using a plastic bottle, modeling clay, balloons, a straw and rubber bands to help demonstrate how the lungs and the diaphragm work. Students construct the model and test it following a brief...
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Breathing and Holding Your Breath

For Students 8th - 12th
Five questions are presented and answered as a means of delivering information on the respiratory system. Using red and blue game chips, physiology learners model the movement of blood through the lungs. Groups of learners time how long...
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The Respiratory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A healthy presentation begins with the evolution of the respiratory system, including the vocal cords, lungs, and the diaphragm. Then it explains the mechanics of breathing, the importance of hemoglobin, how oxygen is transported in the...
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Study Jams! The Respiratory System

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Inhale, exhale, and rest easy when looking for a supportive tool for your activity on the respiratory system. Seven slides introduce the class to the function of the organs: lungs trachea, diaphragm, bronchial tubes, bronchioles, and...
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How the Body Works: The Lungs

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Take a breather while your class takes in this information on the respiratory system. The roles of the lungs, diaphragm, bronchioles, and alveoli, are explained by a casual radio announcer as listeners call in to ask questions. The...
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Investigation: Pollution Prevention Is Disease Prevention

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Plenty of background information about how air pollution affects much more than just our lungs is included on this attractive handout. After reading, pupils make a working model of a lung and diaphragm. Junior physicians place a small...
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The Lungs and Pulmonary System

For Students 9th - 12th
The oxygen needed by our bodies to burn during respiration of glucose is obtained by ventilation. The anatomical structures involved in gaseous exchange are drawn and labeled. The explanations are excellent for a review, or for a student...
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Finding Your Big Voice

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Pupils use their diaphragm to create vocal vibrations, vocal sounds, and project sounds through an open space. In this sounds lesson plan, students learn how to use their voices to project through an auditorium.
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Respiration Crossword

For Students 7th - 12th
In this respiration worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by figuring out the vocabulary words associated with the 16 clues given.
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The Respiratory System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this respiratory system worksheet, students label the parts of the respiratory system shown in the given diagram. Then they write the name of the structure described on the line. Students also determine the difference between inhale...
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Vocal Exploration

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore vocal anatomy. In this biology/music activity, students first learn vocabulary associated with the voice and body. They then use straws, microphones and recorders to differentiate between high and low pitches and...
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The Respiratory System

For Students 5th - 12th
In this respiratory system activity, students review how the air passageways and lungs transport oxygen through the respiratory system. Students also review the mechanics of breathing. This activity has 6 multiple choice and 6 true or...

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