Year 6 on January 19th 2017
An overview of blood, including information about red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma.
Information about different aspects of blood, written for children.
A children’s glossary that explains specialist vocabulary, including terms such as veins, arteries and blood pressure.
Background information about the discovery of the ABO blood group system, when the Blood Transfusion Service was first formed and facts about blood donation.
A timeline chronicling key historical events between 1628 and 2005, including Karl Landsteiner’s discovery of the four main blood groups in 1900.
Brief background information about the famous scientist who first identified and described the ABO blood system.
A one-minute film explaining Landsteiner’s discovery and how it paved the way for safe blood transfusions.Go Back