- Online STEM
- Spring 2
- Beautiful blood!
What is blood made of and what does it do?
+ Examine real blood through a microscope!
+ Make a model of the blood and its components
+Learn about the structure and function of the components of blood
+ The older groups will also learn about some specialised cells, diffusion and how to prepare a blood smear slide for microscopy
Your home-education journal is already written!
In your booking confirmation email you'll receive a summary of the keywords, key concepts and student activities planned for this session. You can simply copy, paste and adapt it for your home-education journal and use it to help you discuss the learning with your child afterwards.
Tuesday 28th March
5-8s group: 11 - 11:50am (UK GMT)
8-12s group: 1 - 1:50pm (UK GMT)
11-16s group: 2:10 - 3pm (UK GMT)
(Select from the options below).
Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- Transparent jar / small bottle / test tube + lid / (ideally leakproof)
- Water (take care near electronics)
- Yellow food colouring or ink (not paint, needs to be transparent)
- A strand of dried spaghetti (or similar)
- Blue tak / modelling clay or similar (red if possible)
- Small white beads / polystyrene balls / “white tak”
- Measuring jug or cup
- Have a cloth to hand for spills
What might younger students need help with?
Younger students may need help with the lids of jars / containers, pouring liquids and food colouring and avoiding / clearing any spills. Take care with water near electronics.
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a photography consent form and opportunity to let us know about any Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).