Activity 3E: “Where in the World is Your Blood Type?”

By performing the lab, students will determine the geographic distribution of the ABO blood types. They will use a world map to color code the locations of the blood types and to determine patterns of distribution.

  • Examine the worldwide distribution of the ABO blood types
  • Observe patterns among the locations where these blood types are prevalent
  • Locate geographic locations on a world map
  • Devise a color key to mark the location of the ABO blood types

World map, map, ABO blood type, blood type, geography

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