Kidneys Teacher Resources
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What Causes Kidney Stones?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Could you imagine having a kidney stone the size of a coconut? Viewers learn about the largest kidney stone ever recorded in a video that explains what kidney stones are and how they form. Then, it details multiple procedures to treat or...
How Do Your Kidneys Work?Lesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If humans can live without one kidney, how important can they really be? Investigate the vital role these organs play in filtering our blood, removing waste, and managing our bodies' water supply with this short animated video.
Printing a Human KidneyLesson Planet
17 mins 11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Biotechnology has allowed us to engineer transplantable bladders and other organs successfully. The hope is to someday be able to engineer kidneys, and so save many lives. Dr. Anthony Atala, who specializes in regenerative medicine,...
Kidney Structure and Function: removing intracellular wasteLesson Planet
Your class will learn all about the function of the kidney and how it operates in animals from different habitats. The methods of absorption, filtering and excretion are detailed and pupils will learn of the different disposal methods...
How the Body Works - The Urinary SystemLesson Planet
2 mins 4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
This preview of the full-length video on the urinary system is not a waste! Though it's short, it succinctly introduces viewers to the roles of the kidneys, ureter, bladder, and urethra. A reading article, quiz, fill-in-the-blank, and...
Urine Concentration in 3 Easy StepsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The color, density, and smell of urine all relate to kidney function. Pupils observe the kidney controlling the concentration of water through three different steps. It mentions how each function might change the appearance and scent of...
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Because salmon live both in salt and freshwater, they have physical (different urine concentrations) and behavioral (drinking more or less water) adaptations to maintain osmolality. In this osmoregulation video, the instructor reviews...
Water Balance & Nitrogenous Waste RemovalLesson Planet
9th - 9th
Examine the structures of the kidney and then define the functions of the specialised structures. Every will find this powerpoint engaging, many of the images will present facts such as osmolarity of interstitial fluid and the negative...
Maintaining the Internal EnvironmentLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Explore homeostasis in animals with this all-encompassing worksheet. Advanced biology pupils consider a variety of mechanisms for maintaining internal conditions such as temperature and waste products. Eighteen short-answer questions...
AP: Chapter 44: Regulation of the Internal EnvironmentLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
When nature calls, you need to answer. Physiology learners discover that it is a just your body's way of regulating pressure and water content. Along with osmoregulation, they also examine thermoregulation, two vital processes with which...
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003 - Information for the PublicLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
An information-packed eight-page article detailing the history of understanding active transport across cell membranes makes up the bulk of this handout. Two pages of reading comprehension and critical-thinking questions follow. The...