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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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Circulatory System and the Heart

For Students 9th - 12th
Watch as the Khan Academy explains why red bloods are efficient carriers of hemoglobin and explains the difference between pulmonary arteries and veins. This thorough video with great explanations and diagrams will surely help your...
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Balloon Lungs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the function of lungs. In this lung function lesson, students complete an experiment using balloons to study the way lungs work. Students study a diagram of their lungs and make a hypothesis for their lung capacity...
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Lung Limit

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students determine their lung capacity by completing a science experiment with a bottle of water. In this lung science lesson, students discuss the lungs' purpose. Students complete an experiment to determine their lung capacity using a...
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How Does Radon Affect Human Lungs?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the different parts of the respiratory system of the human body. They work together to complete an activity and worksheet about the effects of radon on the lungs. They research lung diseases if time permits.
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Lung Model

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Pupils create a simulated lung to explore its functions as part of the respiratory system.
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How Sensitive Are The Lungs to Radon?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the effects of radon on the lungs. They review pictures of the lungs on a large and small scale. They work together to answer questions to complete the lesson plan.
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What is your lung?s capacity?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students observe and determine what their lung capcity is. They fill a two-liter bottle completely with water and place the cap back on. Students fill a dishpan half full of water. They place the cap-end of the bottle into the water in...
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Lungs-Individual and Community Choices

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils research and discuss health issues related to lungs and breathing in this technology-based instructional activity for upper elementary classrooms. Emphasis is placed on internet research including the use of Google and the website...
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Making a Model Lung

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students build a model lung. For this life science lesson, students name the different parts of the lung and their function. They explain the process of breathing.
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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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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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Chapter 14 Worksheet and Reading Guide - Respiratory System

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Written as a reading guide, this collection of 25 questions will query anatomy and physiology learners on the ins and outs of the respiratory system. Learners will take a deep breath as they dive into the organs involved and the...
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Circulatory System

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The ciculatory system is introduced here by means of clear, labelled diagrams and charts with details. After learning the basics of the heart strucure, a sequence of slides help show the flow the blood as the heart muscle contracts. A...
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Health Effects Pie Chart

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lung cancer isn't the only long-term risk of smoking cigarettes. Middle and high schoolers learn about the connections between smoking and heart disease, stroke, and other diagnoses with a pie chart that details the numbers of...
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Let's Get Connected

For Teachers 5th
Teamwork makes the dream work! A well-designed lesson helps learners discover how the circulatory and respiratory systems team up to keep their bodies alive. The lesson includes a diagram of the major connections between the lungs and...
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Lisa Lungs' Question Time

For Students 5th - 9th
In this asthma worksheet, students answer the multiple choice questions about asthma. There are 11 asthma questions on this worksheet.
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Smarter Than Smoking Crossword

For Students 2nd - 6th
Cigarettes contain over 4000 chemicals and smoking cigarettes is linked to lung cancer. Learners fill out a crossword puzzle with buzzwords related to smoking cigarettes.
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Smoking Hurts the Lungs and Heart

For Students 3rd Standards
Third graders learn about why they should not start smoking with a health activity. After reading a persuasive reading passage, they answer five questions based on author's purpose.
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Math in Fencing: Distance as a Variable

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Out lunge the opponent. Fencing uses math in determining distances between opponents. An installment of the Math at the Core: Ratios series shows how to use variables to write an expression to show the distance a fencer must cover to...
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Human Body Series - Respiratory System - Captain Oxygen Storyboard

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Kids love superheroes, and for this assignment they create a comic about Captain Oxygen! Direct your class to make sure that their knowledge of the respiratory system is displayed through the dialogue. Note that though the publisher has...
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Respiratory System - Questions and Answers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Intersperse your viewing of this video with questions that are shown on the screen. Keep your learners engaged by having them take notes and answer the questions. Parts of the respiratory system are shown with pictures and animation...
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Respiratory System Illness Sheet

For Students 7th - 10th
In this respiratory illness learning exercise, students take notes on each of the 7 illnesses listed and answer 2 questions. Topics include bronchitis, lung cancer, asthma and other disorders of the lungs and respiratory system.
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The Magnificent Breathing Machine

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students discover their magnificent breathing machine. In this science lesson plan, students learn the functions of the lungs in our bodies and become aware that in breathing an exchange of gases takes place in the lungs.

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