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About Blood: Lesson Plans & DVD
Healthy blood. It’s vital for our bodies to operate properly. Through the materials on this site, your high school students will learn the why and how behind blood while also discovering why it is so important for our blood to be healthy. Through lab experiments, case study analysis, and the Blood Detectives DVD, students will become familiar with the exciting field of hematology and the pathology of common blood disorders. See what there is to discover.
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Complete Teaching Guide
Click here to download all of the lessons created for the About Blood program in one single PDF.
Through this two-part lesson, students will learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and diagnostic criteria for sickle cell trait.
Through this lesson, students will understand the components of blood, how to use a microscope, and the importance of stem cells.
In this lesson, students will become more familiar with common blood disorders.
In this lesson, students will learn about the scientific process and how to interpret data.
In this lesson, students will learn how to use a compound microscope to identify multiple blood diseases from the blood of various individuals.
In this lesson, students will learn about the importance of model organisms in biology research.
In this lesson, students will become familiar with the field of hematology and the necessary training that is required to become a hematologist.
Through this lesson, students will learn about the importance of cord blood, possible uses of cord blood stem cells, and the difference between public and private cord blood banking.
Through this lesson, students will learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of one form of cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). This case study reinforces general concepts of the cell cycle and cancer.