This pack includes a short PowerPoint on the respiratory system (what its functions are, and what the parts of the respiratory system are). It also includes a lab on the respiratory system where students make a model of a lung and examine how the lung takes in air. They then draw their model and answer analysis questions about it.
This is a great lab because it uses readily available materials.
clear plastic cups, balloons, straws, rubber band, clay.
- Cover Page
- Notes Powerpoint
- Guided Notes sheet
- Lab Activity with Question
- Answer Key
I like to use this lab as an introduction to the respiratory system. It
is an engagement activity, and helps clear up a lot of misconceptions about what happens when we breathe. This lab provides great background and a common starting point to build on with more details about the respiratory system. It could also be a good demo, lab at the end of a unit, or even a station if it is already assembled and students use the lung model and answer questions about it.
This was one of my most popular labs with my students last year!
And also available as part of the Human Body Systems Bundle
Common Core Standards Alignment:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.3 Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.9 Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, video, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.
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