A pack of lesson plans that can be downloaded, together with video clips from the BBC children's science show that are linked to each lesson. The pack has worksheets and suggested activities for KS3 and 4.
A short video clip which describes respiration and the effects of exercise.
A short video clip describing the circulatory system.
A short video clip and key points which explain the process and importance of respiration.
A detailed description of the circulatory system including blood components, blood vessels and the heart.
One webpage focussed upon the heart. The parts and their roles are given. An animation is used to show the different stages of the cardiac cycle.
Detailed pages from the PE section of BBC Bitesize covering the effects of training and exercise.
A webpage with links to science teaching resources, including worksheets, video clips and animations. General ones include a bingo card generating tool and graph drawing applications. Specific resources are found for human body systems and protein synthesis.
Three linked pages which cover respiration in detail. Aerobic and anaerobic respiration are covered. The difference between this and health is identified.
An index page with student-friendly information about organs, skeleton, puberty, muscles and the nervous system.
Brief notes on the components of the blood.
A brief description of the adaptations of the three blood vessels.
A brief description of the heart and how it beats.
Students can use this resource to learn about lung structure and function. Split into sections, processes such as gas exchange, exercise and breathing rate, effects of smoking and other lung disorders. Asthma, its causes and treatment, are described in detail. Aimed at more able students, there is a lot of information and good diagrams, as well as self-test questions.
Students can learn about circulation in humans. The materials are quite detailed, containing good illustrations and animations. The materials cover the structure of the heart and blood vessels. White and red blood cells are described, as is the carriage of oxygen in the blood. Disorders such as cardiovascular disease and hypertension is explained.