Ninth graders study facts about human blood and what it is made of. In this blood composition lesson students divide into groups and complete several activities.
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A New War Weapon to Save Lives
Young historians view and analyze photos and documents from WWII that are related to blood transfusions and blood plasma. A demonstration of correct and incorrect blood donors visually shows the importance of knowing blood type. After...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Using Blood Tests to Identify Babies and Criminals
A thorough commentary on blood type is presented in this handout. Antigens and antibodies are defined. Punnett squares and a pedigree chart help to clarify. Human biology or genetics learners then apply their knowledge to two situations:...
9th - 12th Science
Forensic Sciences: A Crime Scene Investigation Unit
Mr. Bergman has been murdered and we need you to solve the crime! The cross-curricular unit covers 11 different types of forensic science and includes 17 activities. Scholars perform blood type analysis, blood spatter analysis, height...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Big Idea: Blood Transfusions
For most of history, people did not know what blood did or how it was created, which made the idea of putting blood into a person sound ludicrous. After years of science, and many extremely negative reactions, scientists have found a way...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science
The Making of the Fittest: Natural Selection in Humans
Sickle cell disease only occurs when both parents contribute the trait, and mostly in those of African descent. Where did it come from? How did it evolve? Tony Allison, a molecular biologist, noticed a connection between sickle cell and...
14 mins 8th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Designed
Why Do Blood Types Matter?
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...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable