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alveoli origami organelle
alveoli origami organelle
alveoli origami organelle


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Teach structure & function of the alveoli in a new way!

Your students will explore gas exchange in the lungs by making a model of a single alveolus and capillary. They look at how diffusion is used to move oxygen from the lungs into the blood vessels and how carbon dioxide goes in the opposite direction.

Buy once, print forever!

Perfect for use in class or for distance learning at home!

First, your students make their model of an alveolus and capillary out of the colourful parts. Then they look at how the alveolus is specialised for exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.

The model also covers the effects of particulates in the alveoli and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Goes well with our Lungs model.

Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!

Takes just 30 minutes!

Dimensions: 16cm x 16cm/6in x 6in.

Download includes: instructions, templates and classroom Powerpoint presentation.

All you need: paper, scissors & tape.