Reflection: Grappling with Complexity A Bloody Good Time - Section 3: Guided Practice - Online Emergency Room Practice


Students LOVE this activity!  The real world application of the blood typing content intrigues students and provides an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of our Biology curriculum.  This online activity takes students through the experience of working in an emergency room and having to test the blood type and determine which types of blood can be used for the transfusion.  The rush of excitement paired with the collaboration excites even the most reserved students.  All students leave the lesson with a deeper understanding of blood typing, genetics, and an appreciation of our medical field!

  Real World Applications are BEST!
  Grappling with Complexity: Real World Applications are BEST!
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A Bloody Good Time

Unit 10: Introduction to Genetics
Lesson 10 of 13

Objective: SWBAT apply their understanding of genetics to explain the variation in the distribution of human blood types.

Big Idea: A patient is rushed into the ER and it is up to your students to administer the life-saving blood transfusion. Have your students mastered blood typing and will they come to the rescue of this dying patient before it is too late?

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