The respiratory system

This lesson looks at the function and structures in the respiratory system. The lesson will look into how gases are absorbed from the alveoli into the bloodstream using diffusion. It will also look into explaining how alveoli are adapted for their function.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is NOT a type of joint?

1/5

Q2.What does a ligament do?

2/5

Q3.What is the function of cartilage and fluid in joints?

3/5

Q4.What does the word 'antagonistic' mean?

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Q5.What happens to your muscles when they contract?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these is NOT a type of joint?

1/5

Q2.What does a ligament do?

2/5

Q3.What is the function of cartilage and fluid in joints?

3/5

Q4.What does the word 'antagonistic' mean?

4/5

Q5.What happens to your muscles when they contract?

5/5

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Quiz:

The Respiratory System

This short quiz will assess content covered in this session and prior knowledge.

Q1.What is diffusion?

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Q2.How is a red blood cell specialised?

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Q3.Tick all the following structures that make up the respiratory system (Choose three answers)

Select three (3) boxes

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Q4.Which of these is NOT an adaptation of the alveoli?

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Q5.Which type of cell lines the walls of the trachea and catches dust and bacteria?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Respiratory System

This short quiz will assess content covered in this session and prior knowledge.

Q1.What is diffusion?

1/5

Q2.How is a red blood cell specialised?

2/5

Q3.Tick all the following structures that make up the respiratory system (Choose three answers)

Select three (3) boxes

3/5

Q4.Which of these is NOT an adaptation of the alveoli?

4/5

Q5.Which type of cell lines the walls of the trachea and catches dust and bacteria?

5/5

Lesson summary: The respiratory system

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