Components Of Blood

Components Of Blood

Plasma, the fluid part of the blood, is mostly made up of water but also contains dissolved proteins, glucose, ions, hormones, and gases. Red blood cells carry oxygen, while white blood cells defend the body against infection by bacteria, viruses, and other diseases.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What is the structure and function of blood?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2
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