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.

About bleeding disorders

14/07/0016

General information about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

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

Link: https://www.wfh.org/en/page.aspx?pid=1282

About blood types

14/07/2016

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 Science, English
Year: Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13, Year 9
Medium: Website
Source: Canadian Blood Services

Link: https://www.blood.ca/en/blood/facts-about-whole-blood

Agent Guy Simplant: The Case of the Ailing Heart

16/06/2008

An interactive exploration of the heart, circulatory system, clinical tests, and how to improve your heart health.

Learning area: Science, Health and Physical Education
Year: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Diagrams / charts ,
Information sheets ,
Teacher notes ,
Website
Source: UWEB: University of Washington Engineered Biomaterials

Link: http://depts.washington.edu/simplant/heartsmarts.htm

Amazing you - Let's learn about blood with Billy Blood Drop

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 Science
Year: Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4
Medium: Information sheets ,
Website
Source: East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Link: http://www.esht.nhs.uk/patient-and-visitor/visitors/leaflets/?entryid149=502662&char=A

America's Blood Centers You Tube channel

20/06/2017

Short video clips about blood donors, blood recipients, facts about blood and blood donation.

Learning area: Science, Health and Physical Education, Social Science
Year: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13
Medium: Video ,
Website
Source: America's Blood Centers

Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/americasbloodcenters