H6 Gas Exchange

Here’s the class presentation for the Core content:

Here’s the powerpoint for HL:

And here’s the Click4Biology page

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Gas exchange, oxygen dissociation and myoglobin:

Some useful tutorials from GetBodySmart

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Asthma and Lung Cancer:

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

Operation to remove part of a lung:

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Altitude Sickness:

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Human Adaptations:

The Altai tribe of Mongolia have formed a mutualistic bond with golden eagles to hunt at extremely high altitudes. Find out more at BBC’s Human Planet.

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  1. Excellent in this option……..enjoy human adaptation and asthma…..well done!!!

    Lawrence

  2. Excellent site on human adaptation and asthma……well done!!!!!

  3. Charlotte Smith

    Is there an essential biology for this topic?

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