“Gas Exchange During Respiration”
Gas Exchange During Respiration
Dec 24, 2013
- This animation describes the process of gas exchange in both external and internal respiration. The animation is part of the online media accompaniment to the McGraw Hill textbook. A set of multiple-choice quiz accompanies the animation to assess learner’s comprehension.
- Type of Material:
- Animation and quiz
- Recommended Uses:
- In class lecture supplement. Self study resource
- Technical Requirements:
- Flash player
- Identify Major Learning Goals:
- After reviewing this animation, the learner should be able to:
- discuss the gas transfers that occur during respiration.
- describe differences in partial pressures of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs, blood and body tissues.
- explain how the partial pressure differences drive the gas exchange during external and internal respiration.
- Target Student Population:
- Advanced high school Biology and lower division undergraduate Biology
- Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
- Basic knowledge of cells and body systems, anatomy of the respiratory system, and familiarity with human circulatory system
- High quality content
- Animation demonstrates each step of the process.
- Animation and accompanying narration is an excellent resource for both auditory and visual learners.
- Follow up quiz reinforces the learned concept.
- There was little movement and it is more of a voice over still images.
- Excellent learning resource: the animation deconstructs each step of the process.
- Short and simple
- Addition of quiz directly below the animation increases its effectiveness
- Does not summarize the concept.
- Since this video clip is an accompaniment to a textbook, potential users may be restricted from using it if they are not adopting the textbook.
- Straight forward player
- Easy to navigate
- Visually appealing
- Works with standard online browsers
- Other Issues and Comments:
- Part of a wide selection of animations that are used with a number of textbooks by this publisher.
- Creative Commons: