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Red Blood Cell Slide! Cholesterol and Your Body

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare their family's eating habits with USDA guidelines. In this life science lesson, students play the role of red blood cells traveling through the body's veins and arteries. They discuss ways to keep themselves healthy.
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Intro to Cells: Animal, Plant, Nerve and Red Blood Cells

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Throw your dendrites in the air and wave 'em like you just don't care! An excellent video in the Fuse School playlist explains the parts and functions of cells. It describes their structures, functions, and specialties.
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Human Blood: Microviewer

For Students 7th - 9th
In this human blood: microviewer worksheet, students answer questions about blood, red blood cells, white blood cells, phagocytosis, blood type B, fibrin, sickle cells, and infected blood. Students also draw quick sketches of a human...
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Infection Wars

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore how our bodies fight infection. Using a microscope, they observe red blood cells, white blood cells and different bacteria under a microscope.
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The Circulatory System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Compare a variety of animals' circulatory systems to the human circulatory system. Paul Andersen uses his SMART Board to show the differences between two, three, and four chamber hearts, focusing on the human heart. 
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What is Blood?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When we speak of blood, we are usually talking about several different components that make up blood. Do you know what blood consists of? This informative video explains the three elements of blood as well as the nutrients in plasma. The...
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Study Jams! The Immune System

For Students 4th - 8th
A set of slides depicts sick children, an artistic rendition of a white blood cell amongst red blood cells, and a diagram of part of the lymph system to teach youngsters about immunity. Kids will find that it is made up of skin, white...
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Osmosis

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students determine how many solvent and solute molecules there are in the red blood cell and the IV fluid. Then they determine whether the IV fluid is hypertonic, hypotonic, or isotonic to the red blood cell.
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Blood

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this blood activity, students describe the four functions of blood. Then they write what each part of the human body illustrated does below the picture. Students also complete the table on possible blood types of a receiver and donor...
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Blood Components Web Hunt

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders watch a short video on blood and complete worksheets on the components of blood. They navigate the Internet to investigate the components of human blood. They complete worksheets with a partner and exchange sheets among...
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Internal Systems and Regulation

For Students 7th - 9th
In this internal systems and regulation worksheet, students correctly decide if given statements are true or false. Students apply information learned about the circulatory system to the given statements to determine statements of truth...
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Introduction to the Circulatory System

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the circulatory system. In this circulatory system, 5th graders participate in five stations with different activities at each station. Students discuss their findings from each station.
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Making Blood

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review the components of blood and write four things they have learned. They view a videodisk related to blood components and create a batch of candy "blood" using terminology including platelets, red blood cells, white...
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Translating Genetic Information

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the process of translation. They determine the correct sequencing and present their strands to the class. In addition, they compare normal red blood cells to sickle cells and complete discussion questions.
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Osmosis Demonstration Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Even though they were written for upper-level high schoolers or college pupils, the labs herein are possible to use even in middle school. In the activity, kids observe osmosis in both potatoes and elodea plants, then record and graph...
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Microviewer

For Students 5th - 7th
In this microviewer learning exercise, students observe several types of cells. Students draw each type of cell and label the important parts. Students also answer questions relatable to the cell and the purpose for study.
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Our Systematic Body

For Teachers 1st
Students explore several parts of the body system in the eight lessons of this unit. Through several hands-on activities, the skeletal, muscular, digestive, circulatory and nervous systems are observed.
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The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Adaptations must be made as environments change. This fabulous presentation features Icelandic icefish, a transparent, scaleless specimen that even has colorless blood. Genetics and adaptations concepts are explored as scientists study...
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Blood and Transplant: Blood

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Why is blood donation so important, anyway? Science and health classes across multiple grades benefit from an in-depth look into the need for and process of blood donation. With an emphasis on presenting the topic in a non-threatening...
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Respiratory System

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Trying to plan a lesson on the respiratory system? Then take a deep breath, because this presentation has you covered. From the atmosphere through the lungs and blood to the body's cells, this presentation investigates the complex series...
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How This Disease Changes the Shape of Your Cells

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Just what exactly is sickle cell disease? A short, animated video explains how the cell adaption works, how inheriting the sickle cell trait can be an advantage in malaria-prone areas, and how sickle cell disease can be deadly.
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Researching Disease/Abnormalities

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young biologists hone their scientific research skills with a group project about diseases and abnormalities. After selecting their topic, academic teams work together to present their research in front of the class.
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How Bones Make Blood

For Students 6th - 12th
Bones are blood cell factories. Viewers learn all about bone marrow and how blood cells produced in the marrow of a donor can be grafted into a cancer patient to fight the disease.
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What Is Blood?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Blood makes up approximately seven percent of the weight of each human, but what is blood? As part of the Fuse School Biology playlist, the video describes the four components of blood. It offers descriptions of what they look like as...

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