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.

Learn

11/05/2016

Discover how blood donation works and who it helps.

Year: Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Website
Source: Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Link: http://www.donateblood.com.au/learn

Learn about blood

14/07/2016

Lots of basic information about blood types and donation, with diagrams.
Includes
- flash games
- a video about the donation process- information for students who are old enough to donate

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science, English
Year: Year 10, Year 9
Medium: Website
Source: American National Red Cross

Link: http://www.redcrossblood.org/learn-about-blood

Life Stories

14/07/2016

Donor and recipient stories

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

Link: http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/life-stories/

Living with and managing sickle cell disease

14/07/2016

A video about a personal experience of a blood disease.

Learning area: Health and Physical Education, Science, Social Science, English
Year: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Video ,
Website
Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe59ar-GZmg&list=UUsuvTFTNyvxcartbMrVwoXw&index=9&feature=plcp

Matching blood groups

08/06/2017

Information on blood compatibility testing performed before you receive a transfusion.

Medium: Website
Source: Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Link: http://www.mytransfusion.com.au/about-blood/matching-blood-groups