How does respiration work? © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

How does respiration work?

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Experimentation instructions:
Six simple experiments for illustrating how human respiration works.

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2016-04-15
Students can explore the mechanisms of human respiration at first hand with these six experiments:
• Experiment 1: Wind slalom course
• Experiment 2: Straw suction exercise
• Experiment 3: Measuring your chest
• Experiment 4: Measuring exhaled air
• Experiment 5: Different ways of breathing
• Experiment 6: We build a model of the lungs

Information and ideas:
Teaching method for teachers for these experiments is available on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.
Experiment
Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4
Elementary school
Air; Anatomy (human); Lung; Oxygen; Respiration
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