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 77 results.

Circulatory System - Science Kids

14/07/2016

Science Kids link to a short video about the circulatory system

Learning area: Science, Health and Physical Education
Year: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Medium: Diagrams / charts ,
Teacher notes ,
Website
Source: Science Kids

Link: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/videos/humanbody/circulatorysystem.html

CSI: The experience - Web adventures

14/06/2017

An interactive game about forensic science based on the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation TV series. Case one - Rookie training covers the basics of forensic DNA.Also includes an Educator's Guide.

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science, English
Year: Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Website
Source: Rice University

Link: http://forensics.rice.edu/

Description of High Blood Pressure

05/06/2015

General information about high blood pressure. Includes videos.

Learning area: Science, Health and Physical Education, English, Social Science
Year: Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Information sheets
Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Link: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbp/

DNA

14/06/2017

A collection of downloadable PDFs, activities and animations to support the teaching of topics such as DNA, genes and proteins, cancer and the Human Genome Project.

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science
Year: Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Diagrams / charts ,
Graphic organiser ,
Information sheets
Source: STEM Learning

Link: https://www.stem.org.uk/elibrary/collection/3498

DNA Extraction Activity

14/07/2016

A lesson plan about extracting DNA from a banana.

Learning area: Science
Year: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Medium: Information sheets ,
Website
Source: Science Kids

Link: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/lessonplans/biology/dna.html