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
Were the babies switched? – The Genetics of Blood Types
Human biology or genetics learners apply their knowledge to a unique situation: two newborn baby girls being possibly switched in the hospital. The engaging activity ends with a Punnett squares assignment in which pupils evaluate whether...
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 Blood – There Will Be Blood (Part 2)
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...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Blood Vessels (Part 2)
High schoolers learn what blood pressure measures, how it becomes too high, and the effects on the body. The narrator also explains how the body can deal with high blood pressure on its own, at least for a short amount of time.
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable