TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 1A: P.L.E.P: Parts of Blood

By performing this activity, students will determine the various components of blood and their functions. Students will construct simulated blood and examine its physical characteristics including density.

Objectives: 
  • Work in a collaborative group to complete a given task
  • Examine the different parts of blood
  • Identify the parts of blood and construct a model of human blood
  • Present their models to the class
Keywords: 

Blood, human blood, red blood cell, erythrocyte, white blood cell, leukocyte, platelet, thrombocyte, granulocyte, lymphocyte, T cell, B lymphocyte, monocyte, macrophage, neutrophil, eosinophil, basophil, hemoglobin

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Activity Code: 
1A
Unit Reference: 
Cast Your Net: Adventures With Blood
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 1: Blood: What Is It?