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Blood Flow Through The Body (Composition & Functions of the Blood) ) Animated Rap Song

Blood Flow Through The Body (Composition & Functions of the Blood) ) Animated Rap Song

This music video describes how the heart pumps blood through the body - transporting nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and metabolic wastes to their destinations. The roles of the red blood cells (erythrocytes), white blood cells (leukocytes), platelets (thrombocytes) and blood plasma are described in a concise and easy to understand way.  This is a great video for getting students excited about learning and provides a good, accurate depiction of the circulatory system.  This learning object is free, and there are others available for purchase at the website at http://www.biologymusicvideos.com/

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Jim Bidlack
Jim Bidlack (Faculty)
4 weeks ago
The BIOL-O-GEE R.A.P. videos are exceptionally well-done and certainly add some accurate and exciting perspectives about many topics to my classes. This one, on the circulatory system, is one of my favorites. The detail and presentation style for all of these BIOL-O-GEE R.A.P. videos keep students actively engaged. There are many others available at the site, http://www.biologymusicvideos.com/ and I have used quite a few of them in the classroom when students need some motivation.
Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: Have used these videos for several years in the classroom
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