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    American Association for the Advancement of Science
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    In this physical activity, groups of learners act as blood cells traveling through the circulatory system. They model picking up oxygen at the lungs, traveling through the heart, and delivering...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This is an activity about lung capacity. Learners will measure their own lung capacity using a homemade spirometer. A spirometer is an apparatus for measuring the volume of air inspired and expired...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    In this environmental health activity, learners investigate their own vital lung capacities. Learners use milk jugs, plastic tubing, water, and a plastic tub to build a Lungometer, a device to...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity about the brain and sleep (on page 138 of the PDF), learners measure their resting breathing rates. Learners will discover that breathing frequencies vary amongst individuals. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    NSBRI
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    In this activity (on page 146 of the PDF), learners will explore the effects of increased carbon dioxide in the bloodstream. This activity can be enhanced by sharing the "Astronaut's...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    In this activity, learners act out the flow of blood in the human body! A great way to get learners up and moving while learning about the circulatory system. Requires at least 15 people to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity (on page 142 of the PDF), learners will compare breathing rates before and after hyperventilation to explore how reduced carbon dioxide levels in the blood lower the need to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Learners will determine their respiratory rate and explore the factors that affect breathing rate by filling out and using the Respiratory Chart provided in the lesson. Useful information about...

    free Ages 6 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this experiment using sprigs of Elodea, learners will observe a natural process that removes carbon dioxide (CO2) from Earth's atmosphere. This process is a part of the carbon cycle and...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this health activity, learners explore breathing, lungs and asthma. Learners test their lung capacity by blowing air into balloons. Learners are also encouraged to determine how the amount of...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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