# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing I Task 2134396624

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain structures and functions of the respiratory system.

Definition

Explanation should include
  • process of pulmonary ventilation
  • external and internal respiration
  • structure and function of the organs of the respiratory system
  • pathway of gases
  • transportation of oxygen and carbon dioxide in blood
  • comparison of air pressures
  • production of carbonic acid.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the process of pulmonary ventilation?
  • What are the differences between external and internal respiration?
  • What are the name, structure, and function(s) of each organ of the respiratory system?
  • How is the pathway of gases through inspiration to the alveoli and from the alveoli into the cell determined?
  • How is the pathway of gases from the cell through expiration determined?
  • How are oxygen and carbon dioxide transported in the blood?
  • How can intrapulmonic, intrapleural, and intrathoracic air pressures be compared and contrasted?
  • What is the significance of carbonic acid to respiratory function, and how does this process operate?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Science

BIO.4d

human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;

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