The Respiratory System

Curriculum support20 mins£3

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.

In this class we will look at the respiratory system and how oxygen is taken in and used by our body. We will look at the structure of the lungs and how the blood carries the oxygen around the body.

Students who found this class useful would also benefit from the other classes in this mini series:

- Human Body Systems

- The Circulatory System

- The Digestive System 

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:

Suitable for all ages especially students in Year 7, 8, 9 and/or S1, S2, S3 wanting to cement their knowledge of this topic, setting them up for success in Biology.

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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