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Body Systems Series:  VI - The Respiratory System

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This podcast is part of the series: Body Systems Series


Lauren Haslam


Jacksonville High School, Jacksonville City Schools


Explore the respiratory system of the human body with an overview about the pharynx, lungs, and gas exchange in the alveoli.  Appropriate for grades 6-12.


Length: 05:19

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
1. Use appropriate anatomical terminology.
Examples: proximal, superficial, medial, supine, superior, inferior, anterior, posterior
SC (9-12) Anatomy and Physiology Elective
11. Identify structures and functions of the respiratory system.
  • Tracing the pathway of the oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange
  • Recognizing common disorders of the respiratory system
  • Examples: asthma, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis


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