Gas Exhange: Core and FHP

Almost there for standard levels – just two more little topics!

Here’s the Core presentation:

And here’s the one for Further Human Physiology:

Download it here: gas-exchange-fhp.ppt

And here’s the Click4Biology page

Gas exchange, oxygen dissociation and myoglobin:

Some useful tutorials from GetBodySmart

For a quick view of some basics, here is an animation from Wisconsin Online (though it’s not very good…)

Asthma and Lung Cancer (though we don’t need lung cancer any more):

What’s asthma all about? from whatsasthma.org

Asthma attack animation from 1on1health

Lung Cancer animation from Discovery’s Human Body Atlas

Mesothelioma (caused by asbestos) from MedIndia.com

Healthy cilia and Smokers’ cilia from The Bioscope Initiative

Effects of pollution on your lungs from airinfonow.org

Some cool videos after the jump…

Operation to remove part of a lung:


Altitude Sickness:

This video shows the great blue windrunner, a fictional bird from the future that has evolved to extreme high altitudes…

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About Stephen

Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator at Canadian Academy, Kobe, Japan. Formerly MYP HS Science & IBDP Bio teacher and missing it terribly. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer.

Posted on January 27, 2009, in Health and Social Issues, Human Health & Physiology (Core & AHL) and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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