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  • All Ages
  • Heart and Lungs

Make your own blood

This handy set of instructions helps demonstrate the different cell types of our blood.
  • 8 and over
  • Heart and Lungs

About your lungs

All day, every day, your lungs work, often without you thinking about it. On this page, we explain what your lungs are made of, how they work and the muscles you use to breathe.
  • 8 and over
  • Heart and Lungs

What is asthma?

Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership explain to us how asthma affects the airways.
  • 8 and over
  • Digestive System
  • Heart and Lungs
  • Muscles and Bones

The Human Body Game

The human body is amazing. It can move, grow, detect what’s going on around us and even mend itself (usually). This interactive lets you take a peep at some of the systems within the human body.
  • All Ages
  • Digestive System
  • Heart and Lungs
  • Muscles and Bones

Amazing bodies

Meet Giant Joe and explore how our bodies work and discover more about what’s inside.
  • 8 and over
  • Heart and Lungs

BiB Breathes

Watch this NERC funded animation about pollution and the citizen science project BiB Breathes, where children in Bradford have the opportunity to measure how much air pollution they’re exposed to on their way to and from school.
  • 11 and over
  • Heart and Lungs

Heart Q&A

How much do you know about your heart? Test your knowledge with this short Q&A from the Royal Society of Biology.
  • All Ages
  • Heart and Lungs

Pump it up

Discover what makes up our blood, and build your own pumping heart model to understand more about how this important organ works.
  • 8 and over
  • Heart and Lungs

Heart dissection

Join Claire for this heart dissection as she talks us through the main structures and functions of the heart.