Blood System

Learning Objectives for The Blood System

 Students will understand:

The composition of blood

Structure and function of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets

The role of stem cells in blood production-hematopoiesis

The functions of blood including transport and exchange with tissue

The clotting mechanism and implications of abnormal blood clotting

The ABO system of blood typing

How blood is typed-lab

How blood is used in transfusions

Agglutination of blood 

The Rh factor and how it impacts certain pregnancies

Important vocabulary terms

PACKET:  Copy the packet by the required date.  

PRESENTATIONS:  Powerpoints used in class.

SONGS AND MUSIC VIDEOS:  There is an audio version of the song along with a music video.  

VIDEO LINKS:  There are links to the youtube videos used in class.

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