Teach about hemoglobin

June 4, 2012 in Resource for teachers

Students will be introduced to the basics of the circulatory system with explanations on how blood cells carry oxygen and nutrients to every part of the body. They will learn more on the role of iron (in hemoglobin) for the transport of oxygen and how they can identify foods with high iron content. Lastly, they will experiment with rust, (iron oxide) to create patterns on textile banner in an art activity that reinforces their knowledge on iron as an oxygen transporter.