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.

How blood saves lives

14/07/2016

Website for the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service. Includes stories about people who have had transfusions and information about becoming a donor.

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science, English
Year: Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13, Year 9
Medium: Website
Source: Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Link: http://www.scotblood.co.uk/learn-about-blood/how-blood-saves-lives.aspx

Information leaflets for donors

17/06/2015

Downloadable PDFs of information leaflets and resources from NZ Blood.

Learning area: English, Science, Social Science, Health and Physical Education
Year: Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Information sheets ,
Website
Source: New Zealand Blood Service

Link: http://www.nzblood.co.nz/Give-blood/Donating/Information-leaflets-for-donors

Investigating Blood Types

14/07/2016

In this practical activity, simple chemical solutions are used to simulate blood types. The activity can be used in lessons, for a science club or as part of a forensic science day for students of many ages.

Medium: Website
Source: science in schools

Link: http://www.scienceinschool.org/content/investigating-blood-types

Journey Around the World

14/07/2016

An experiential, educational programme about hemophilia and its effects in various places around the world.

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science, English
Year: Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10
Medium: Video ,
Website
Source: World Federation of Hemophilia

Link: https://www.wfh.org/en/page.aspx?pid=890

Kids Health

13/06/2017

A website with sections for kids, teens, parents and teachers. Includes links to other resources. Topics include how the body works - blood, circulatory system, immune system, donating blood.

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Mathematics and Statistics, Science, Social Science, English
Year: Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Website
Source: The Nemours Foundation

Link: http://kidshealth.org/