My Blood, Your Blood

This My Blood, Your Blood unit also includes:

Dracula isn't the only one who needs blood to survive. The eight-part unit includes seven lessons, five demonstrations, seven labs, and a project to organize a blood drive. Class members learn about the parts of blood, the form and function of those parts, how blood travels, the types of blood, and more.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Organize a field trip to a blood donation center
  • Have a phlebotomist visit the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Be aware of any food allergies as some foods are necessary for the unit
  • Gather supplies in advance; most come from an art supply store and a few are specialized
Pros

  • Organized lesson plans include everything except the science equipment
  • Provides a worksheet, lab questions, vocabulary, and answer keys
Cons

  • None
NGSS