After completing this lab, the students will be able to:
- identify the structures of the respiratory system.
- know the pathway of air from outside the body to the site of gas exchange in the lungs and the structures involved.
- understand the mechanism of breathing.
Read the following materials before you begin the experiment.
- The Respiratory System (Openstax, Bio2, Chapter 39)
39.1 Systems of Gas Exchange
39.2 Gas Exchange across Respiratory Surfaces
39.4 Transport of Gases in Human Bodily Fluids
- The Respiratory System (Lumen Learning, Bio2, Module (19)
- Mamalian Systems
- Protective Mechanisms
- Introduction to Gas Exchange across Respiratory Surfaces
- Breathing Capacity
- Gas Pressure and Respiration
- Gas Exchange across the Alveoli
- Introduction to Breathing
- Types of Breathing
- The Mechanics of Human Breathing
- The Work of Breathing
- Dead Space
- Introduction to Transport of Gases in Human Bodily Fluids
- Transport of Oxygen in the Blood
- Transport of Carbon Dioxide in the Blood
- Putting It Together: The Respiratory System
Watch the following videos before you start the lab activity.
- View below or on YouTube Bell Jar Lung Model video
- View below or on YouTube Pulmonary Function Test
View the Lung Models below and identify the parts of the respiratory system.
- Lung Models.
- Fetal Pig Dissection.
Read The Dissection Manual (lumen learning) and view the slide presentation before start the experiment.
Open the link and answer the short quizzes below:
–Structure of the respiratory system
–Mechanics of breathing
–Function of the respiratory system
–Lung volumes and capacities
–Control of respiration
To find the explanation of your answers, please review The Respiratory System in Cliffsnotes.com