Resource Links

New Zealand Blood Service has researched a range of useful resources to support teachers in using blood donation as a context for learning. 

The search returned 57 results.

About bleeding disorders

25/07/2012

General information about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. Look under "About Bleeding Disorders".

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Studies
Year: Year 9, Year 10
Medium: Website
Source: World Federation of Hemophilia

Link: http://www.wfh.org

About blood types

25/07/2012

Website for the Canadian Blood Services. Includes information about the different blood types and blood donation facts. Includes a world map of blood types (although New Zealand is not included).Also includes a resource centre which links to information about various subjects.

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, English
Year: Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13, Year 9
Medium: Website
Source: Canadian Blood Services

Link: http://www.blood.ca/CentreApps/Internet/UW_V502_MainEngine.nsf/page/AboutBloodTypes?OpenDocument&CloseMenu

Amazing you – Let's learn about blood

25/07/2012

Billy Blood Drop tells you all about blood and transfusions. This PDF booklet was designed for young children to complement the parent's guide for children receiving transfusions.

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Studies
Year: Year 9
Medium: Information sheets ,
Website
Source: Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion

Link: http://www.anzsbt.org.au/publications/documents/AmazingYou.pdf

ASH image bank

25/07/2012

Collection of blood images for educational use.

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Studies
Year: Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Graphic images
Source: American Society of Hematology

Link: http://imagebank.hematology.org/

Blood and organ donation

25/07/2012

Information about blood and organ donation in the UK. Includes bone marrow donation video, information about donating blood, and an interactive timeline of the history of donation.

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, Technology
Year: Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Website
Source: NHS Choices

Link: http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Donation/Pages/Donationhome.aspx