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70 resources with the keyterm respiratory system

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Heart and Lungs

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other...
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How Breathing Works

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
The ins and outs of breathing are explained in this fresh film. Simple and straightforward narration accompanies colorful animation to show how breathing is controlled and how it can be altered. This would not only be useful during a...
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AP: Chapter 42: Circulation & Gas Exchange

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Immerse biology learners in circulation and gas exchange for both simple organisms and higher animals. Six pages of short-answer questions and labelling of the human respiratory system are included. This assignment was written for an...
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The Human Body

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
An incredible series of lessons on the human body is here for you! Young scientists explore various websites, construct a skeleton using macaroni, compare/contrast a frog skeleton to a human skeleton, label the main parts of the human...
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Gas Exchange And Respiratory Systems.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Explore structures within the realm of gas exchange in terrestrial and aquatic life.  The excellent, labelled diagrams and clear descriptions help your students view the different structures and adaptations that have developed. The 29...
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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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For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Life science learners construct lung-o-meters from gallon-sized milk jugs and then measure their lung capacities. For older learners, have them graph the vital lung capacities of each person in the class. Cross-curricular pieces are...
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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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Particles: Size Makes All the Difference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers plot particle sizes of common airborne materials on a log scale. They read an article on particle size and its relationship to the ability to pass through the lungs, into the bloodstream, and eventually into the cells of...
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Respiratory System Model

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The procedure for constructing a working model of the respiratory system is revealed in this resource. A wonderful approach would be to have biology learners work in pairs to create a model and write the suggested paragraph explaining...
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Pollution and Lung Health

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate how pollution affects lung health. In this pollution and lung health lesson, students build lung models from a soda bottle and balloons, and then discuss how the emissions from fossil fuels can adversely affect lung...
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The Respiratory System

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Written for a college-level human biology course, this activity provides an in-depth review of the respiratory system. Twenty-two questions are available for learners to answer, covering everything from respiratory structure to...
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Respiratory and Circulatory System

For Teachers 4th
While this presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with a series on the respiratory and circulatory system, it could be used as a way to review the functions of the heart, lungs, veins, and arteries. The graphics are well-done...
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Respiratory System Crossword

For Students 5th - 8th
Are you looking for a body systems crossword for the respiratory system portion of your unit? Here is one with 24 terms to fill in, mostly identifying structures of the respiratory system. You will find this appropriate for middle...
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Dissecting Lungs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a lab activity where teens experience the respiratory system first-hand as they dissect lungs and identify key structures within the system. Although the website is written in British English with some slightly different verbiage...
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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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Air, Air Everywhere! Lesson 2: Acid Rain

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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...
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Health - Respiration

For Teachers 4th
Here is an interesting and engaging lesson on the lungs and the respiratory system. In it, fourth graders should gain a better understanding of how the lungs work and the role they play in supporting life. Some good, in-class partner...
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The Respiratory System

For Teachers 5th
Review the parts of the respiratory system using this instructional activity. Learners identify and label parts of the respiratory system, discuss diffusion and respiration, and talk about asthma. This is an interesting way to explore...
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The Benefits of Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Ways are identified in which exercise benefits the nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems of the human body in this presentation. It also includes definitions for and examples of aerobic and anaerobic exercise, as well as...
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A Child's Journey Through Medicine

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the symptoms of asthma. For this biology lesson, 5th graders draw and label models of heart and lungs. They conduct a survey on asthma and construct graphs based on result.
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Your Heart

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore human anatomy by defining vocabulary terms. In this human heart instructional activity, students research the components of the respiratory system and complete handouts based on the role of the heart. Students define a...
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Breathe Deep

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explain the mechanism of breathing. In this biology lesson, students compare lung capacities of people with different height and body types. They compare the classroom's surface area with that of the lungs.
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Human Anatomy- How Do We Move?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore the human anatomy. In this respiratory system lesson, students conduct an experiment to simulate the capacity of human lungs.