TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 3A: “Hey, What's Your Type?”

Students will create a “Hey, What's Your Type” Wheel to explore the ABO blood groups. Using the wheel and an antigen template page students will construct the antigens responsible for the ABO blood group.

Objectives: 
  • Examine the ABO blood groups and antigens present on the surface of red blood cells
  • Identify the antigens that make each blood type unique
  • Construct a model of antigens involved in ABO blood group
  • Present their models to the class
  • Follow written directions and complete a given task
Keywords: 

Blood, ABO, blood group, blood group, antigen, red blood cell, blood type

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Activity Code: 
3A
Unit Reference: 
Cast Your Net: Adventures With Blood
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 3: I Want Your Blood: Blood Transfusions