The Respiratory System

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
An overview of the respiratory system and the organs it encompasses.
A description of the anatomy of the lungs and their structure.
A discussion of the process of aerobic respiration and the movement of oxygen in the body.
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

The respiratory system is the network of organs and tissues that help you breathe! In this class, students will gain a better understanding of the respiratory system as well as how oxygen is taken in and used by our body. Students will also examine the structure of the lungs and how the blood carries the oxygen around the body. This class is aimed at students in Years 7 - 9 but is a great review for any biology student!

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 7 - 9 or S1 - S3.

Class requirements:

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

What to expect:
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