We found 227 reviewed resources for red blood cells
Why Red Blood Cells Look Like DonutsLesson Planet
3 mins 7th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
There are specific reasons for the intricate anatomy of the body, and the shape of the red blood cells is no exception! A video presentation explains the role of red blood cells and why their shape is important to function. The...
What Are White Blood Cells?Lesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
White blood cells are our body's tiniest warriors! How do they work? Biology scholars discover the types and functions of white blood cells through a video from an intriguing biology playlist. The resource profiles both types of white...
Intro to Cells: Animal, Plant, Nerve and Red Blood CellsLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Blood: Path of a Red Blood CellLesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
Despite slightly older animation, this fascinating video shows the path each red blood cell takes as it carries oxygen throughout the body. From the first pump of the heart pushing red blood cells to the lungs to pick up oxygen to the...
Blood – There Will Be Blood (Part 2)Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Since 2004, blood doping in cycling has dropped by 50 percent. The video opens with a narration about blood doping and then focuses on the structure of blood and how its parts work to keep the body alive. Classes learn about the...
The Inner Life of a Cell - Harvard UniversityLesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th
The inner life of a cell is laid out like a science fiction film. With dramatic music playing in the background, show your learners how the organelles interact and perform. This highly scientific clip is very detailed and is geared...
What Is Blood?Lesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Specialized Cells: Significance and ExamplesLesson Planet
9 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
All cells are created equal, but some go on to do amazing things! Find out more about these super hero cells with a short video from a well-written biology playlist. Topics include specialized plant and animal cells and how cells know to...
Icefish Blood Adaptations: ViscosityLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Most fish freeze to death when the water is too cold, yet some fish live in the Southern Ocean where the water is often below freezing. Scholars use two models representing the blood from most fish versus the blood from Antarctic fish....
How This Disease Changes the Shape of Your CellsLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
Red Blood Cell Slide! Cholesterol and Your BodyLesson Planet
5th - 6th
Young scholars 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.
Why Do Blood Types Matter?Lesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a fascinating video that explores the genetic implications of our blood types as humans, how we can determine an individual's blood type based on cell alleles, the RH factor, and how blood types can mean life or death for those...
What Is Leukemia?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Leukemia afflicts children more than any other type of cancer. Pupils explore the nature of harmful mutations in cell DNA, the reproduction of damaged cells in blood and bone marrow, and their effect on normal functions of the human body.
Sickle Cell AnemiaLesson Planet
1 min 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The most common blood disorder in the United States, sickle cell impacts more than 70,000 Americans. Understanding the genetic coding that leads to this disease might one day help scientists prevent it altogether. Using a promising...