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Respiratory System Webquest
Respiratory Basics
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1. What is the first step of respiration? __________________
2. What is external respiration?
3. Describe what happens with oxygen and carbon dioxide as you breathe.
4. How is oxygen transported around the body? ______________How is carbon dioxide transported as
(e.g. what compound?)? _______
5. What is internal respiration?
6. What are the 4 steps to respiration?
NOVA: How the Body Responds to Exercise
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Watch the 6 minute clip from NOVA and answer the questions below. If you do not have sound, on the
video, click “CC” to get subtitles.
1. What are the applicants hoping to participate in? _____________________________
2. What does VO2 max measure?
3. Why do the scientists use the VO2 max as a measurement with each of the applicants?
4. Identify 3 factors that the VO2 max is measuring.
5. As the applicants begin to train for the marathon, what does the scientist expect to happen to their
VO2 max numbers?
6. Describe 3 changes that have happened to the applicants’ bodies in the first 6 months of training.
7. What is happening to the mitochondria inside the muscles?
8. a. TRUE/FALSE (Circle). You are healthier the first day you start to exercise compared to the day
b. Explain your answer.
Overview of Pulmonary and Systemic Circulation
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Watch the clip called An overview of Pulmonary and Systemic Circulation. Press play and read along
with the clip.
1. Through which vessel does the blood return from the body to the heart?
2. List the 4 chambers of the heart. _____________, ______________, __________________,
3. Through which vessel does the blood reach the lungs? _________________
Breathing: What’s the Big Deal?
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Scroll down the page and look at the animation of the
In the pictures to the right, indicate which
diagram is inhalation and which is exhalation.
Draw arrows indicating which way the rib cage
will move.
Draw the diaphragm in each picture. Indicate
whether it is relaxed or contracted.
How Asthma Effects Lungs
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questions. At the bottom right hand corner, click on the “CC” so you can read the subtitles.
1. Describe the pathway of oxygen as it enters the body.
2. What is asthma?
3. What are some symptoms that a person experiences during an asthma attack?
4. List 2 factors that can trigger an asthma attack.
5. Describe how an inhaler works.