Instructional Video

Blood – True Blood (Part 1)

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Teach your class about human blood and explain why donation is so important using the 29th video in a series of 47. Learners explore the basic components of blood, how cuts stop bleeding, and how antigens determine blood types. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Bring in someone from a local blood bank to figure out students' blood types
  • Ask classes to start a blood drive at your school and create posters to promote why donating blood is important
Classroom Considerations
  • Turn on closed captioning so all pupils can follow along and understand concepts
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Major terms, their definitions, and interesting quotes are shown throughout the video to aid classes in their learning
  • Video includes a table of contents with marked times so teachers can re-show specific portions
  • None
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