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 Capillaries 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).