8Cc Getting oxygen (Exploring Science)

Starter: How does oxygen get from the lungs to the rest of our body?
The lesson then covers:
Composition of blood
Blood vessels (arteries and veins)
Practical: Looking at blood vessels
Tissue fluid
Practical: pulse rate and exercise
Linking breathing and exercise
Transport of oxygen - lack of oxygen
Plenary: Stretch and challenge question

All tasks are differentiated by input as bronze, silver and gold challenges which students can self-select or be directed to. Extension tasks are also included on the slides. Stretch and challenge question also included.

Practical: Microscopes and prepare blood vessel slides needed
Worksheets needed: attached (practical and diagram)

Written in conjunction with Pearsons Exploring Science text book (although the content can be used with any exam board).

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Created: Jun 28, 2018

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