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54 resources with the concept breathing

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The Respiratory System: Take My Breath Away

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Breathe in, breathe out! Follow the path of oxygen from an inhalation to a ride on a red blood cell with a collection of videos, activities, and project ideas about the respiratory system.
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The Three Different Ways Mammals Give Birth

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
All mammals have warm blood, are vertebrates, breathe with their lungs, have hair or fur on their bodies, and produce milk for their young. But not all mammals give birth to their young in the same manner. Watch a video that explains how...
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Heart and Lungs

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other...
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Gas exchange: Respiratory Systems

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The need for a respiratory system in humans versus being reliant on gas exchange structures is demonstrated. There are many details about the advantages and disadvantages of each mechanism.  Students are able to learn about the...
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Step Back and Breathe

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Create emotional superheroes with a unit equipped with several activities and lessons designed to establish coping skills and practice tools that boost healthy habits. Through discussion, chants, writing, and drawing, scholars learn to...
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Homeostasis and Negative Feedback – Concepts and Breathing Experiments

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
More asthma attacks happen at higher altitudes, but why? Scholars complete worksheets, learning about homeostasis and feedback related to breathing. Then, they work in small groups to experiment with breathing in limited amounts of...
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Investigating Factors Affecting the Breathing Rate of a Locust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do animals breathe faster when given more oxygen or more carbon dioxide? Young scientists observe the respiration rates of locusts under a variety of gas concentrations to answer that very question. They collect data, analyze the...
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The Origin of Mammal Movement: Harvard Adventures, Part I

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It may be difficult for some humans to walk and chew gum at the same time ... but reptiles can't breathe while running at all! Compare the skeletal systems of reptiles and mammals in the first installment of Brain Scoop's fossils and...
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How Does Asthma Work?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What triggers asthma? What are the symptoms of an asthma attack? Watch a video that explains how asthma affects the respiratory system and the extra work the lungs have to do when a person is undergoing an asthma attack.
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Demonstration of Breathing in Humans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars create a model of the human respiratory system in the seventh lesson plan in a series of 10. They use their models to demonstrate breathing and answer analysis questions.
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Oxygen’s Surprisingly Complex Journey Through Your Body

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does digestion have to do with aerobic respiration? Watch a video that explains the processes and systems in our bodies that allow oxygen to travel throughout.
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Respiratory System (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the evolution of the respiratory system with a video that shows the anatomy of the system, how each part plays a role in inhalation and exhalation, and then moves into how the system works in the human body. 
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Prior to reading The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, spark engagement, and step into the shoes of Charlotte Doyle through this guided imagery activity focusing on adventure and the emotions that may be felt along the way.  
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Respiratory System

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Trying to plan a lesson on the respiratory system? Then take a deep breath, because this presentation has you covered. From the atmosphere through the lungs and blood to the body's cells, this presentation investigates the complex series...
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How Do the Lungs Work?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
With the thousands of tasks our brain consciously performs on a daily basis, it's amazing that breathing isn't one of them. Learn how human bodies are able to automatically control the exchange of gas that keeps us alive with this short...
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Breathing Machine

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Take a deep breath and have your class construct working models of a lung! Using 500ml plastic bottles as the chest cavity, and balloons for the lung and the diaphragm, learners work in groups to make a model. The models help them to...
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Lungometer

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Life science learners construct lung-o-meters from gallon-sized milk jugs and then measure their lung capacities. For older students, have them graph the vital lung capacities of each person in the class. Cross-curricular pieces are...
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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 worksheet 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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Star Wars – a Relaxation Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Take young padawans on a journey towards ultimate relaxation with a series of Star Wars themed yoga poses. Following a mindful and imaginative story, the force is strong with stretches including the Rey's Pole, R2D2, Yoda, and more! 
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What's This? Breathing

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCrazy fact: Some animals can survive months without oxygen. An online resource describes some unique ways animals collect oxygen and even live without it for an extended time. Learners read about these special animals and use pop-up...
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Yoga Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Get in touch with your chakra with a thorough set of lessons on teaching yoga. Complete with tips, adjustments, examples, and procedures, each lesson encourages learners to trust their bodies and build both emotional and physical strength.
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Straw Breathing Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars fill out an anonymous questionaire to explore whether they might have asthma. They then set up a spreadsheet to enter the data, decide on a definition of asthma, and figure out the prevalence of asthma. Pupils simulate...
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Catch your Breath

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students measure lung capacity and explore factors that affect the amount of air the lungs can hold.