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Blood Typing


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  • 1. Blood Typing
  • 2. How does the circulatory system work?
    • Draw and label what you know below about the circulatory system.
  • 3. How does the heart work? What did William Harvey believe? What did people believe before the 17 th century?
  • 4.
    • Human beings have many similarities and differences and that the ______________ (similarities or differences) makes it possible for humans to donate blood and organs to one another.
    • The adult body has five liters of blood.
    • Blood is made up of four parts:
    • 1. Plasma-liquid part of blood
    • 2. Red blood cells-carry oxygen
    • 3. Platelets-help blood to clot
    • 4. White blood cells-help destroy bacteria and clean wounds.
  • 5.
    • White blood cells release antibodies that identify and destroy foreign bodies.
    • Carl Landsteiner in 1900 discovered that there were _____ different blood groups.
    • He noticed that each blood had specific proteins called antigens on the surface of the red blood cells.
    • Every blood type also has antibodies to react and fight off antigens of other blood types.
  • 6. Which blood types are the most common in the US?
    • ____45 % of the population
    • ____39 %
    • ____ 12 %
    • ____4 %
  • 7. Which blood types are the most common in the US?
    • O----45 % of the population
    • A----39 %
    • B---- 12 %
    • AB----4 %
  • 8. Who can give blood to who? ___ Universal _______ O, A, B, AB Both Anti A and Anti-B Neither A or B _____ ___, ___, ___, ___ Universal Receiver AB Neither __________________ A and B AB O, ___ B, ___ Anti- ___ B ____ O, A A, AB Anti-B A A Can Receive Blood from? Can Give blood to? Antibodies-react to antigens like a foreign body Antigens Blood Type
  • 9. How does a lab tech blood type? ____? Yes Yes O NO No _____? Yes No A No Agglutination B Well A Well Blood Type Reaction Agglutination-Clump yes or No?
  • 10. What if we had a shortage of blood? What do you think scientists are currently researching?
  • 11. How does blood help regulate body temperature?
    • When brain senses that your body temperature is rising it signals blood vessels in your skin to _________ so heat from your body goes to your _____ and helps to _____ body temperature.
    • When your body temperature is too _____ blood vessels _________ so heat from body is conserved and your body temperature can increase.
  • 12.
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