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.

Donor Stories

13/06/2017

Real stories about people who have taken part in bone marrow donations.

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education, Social Science, Science, Technology
Year: Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Website
Source: NHS Blood and Transport

Link: http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/bonemarrow/donorstories/

Explore the mystery of blood

14/07/2016

A set of resources about blood diseases. Includes:
- video clips
- teaching guide
- slides showing blood smears

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science, English
Year: Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Information sheets ,
Teacher notes ,
Website
Source: American Society of Hematology

Link: http://www.hematology.org/Training/Students/5591.aspx

Give Blood

14/06/2017

Website for the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service. Includes information about blood, blood donation, the journey of donated blood, and patient stories.

Learning area: English, Science, Social Science, Health and Physical Education
Year: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Website
Source: NHS National Services Scotland

Link: https://www.scotblood.co.uk/

Having a Transfusion

13/06/2017

Information about having a blood transfusion.

Learning area: English, Social Science, Science
Year: Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Website
Source: Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Link: http://www.mytransfusion.com.au/having-a-transfusion

Heart and circulatory system: How they work

14/06/2016

Video and transcript explaining how the heart and circulatory system work.

Learning area: Science, Health and Physical Education
Year: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Video ,
Website
Source: Mayo Clinic

Link: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/circulatory-system/MM00636