Our organs are fascinating, but sadly, sometimes they can fail or not function properly. Today, over 110,000 infants, teenagers and adults await a lifesaving phone call that a donated organ is available for transplantation. Receiving a transplant means the possibility to live a healthy, full life.
Watch Lifesavers, an interactive video series that includes incredible facts about the human body, but also learn how we can help others who await a lifesaving transplant.
STEM Quick Wins
Develop a blood model, engineer body tissue or even create a filter to simulate how some of your organs function.
Watch short, engaging STEM Quick Win videos based on Next Generation Science Standards and learn about the amazing human body and how body systems work together.
Did you know that there are over 100,000 people on the transplant waiting list?
Lifesavers are relevant health, science and real-life learning experiences that can be completed at home or other locations with easily accessible materials.
Each short video provides engaging interactions followed with a relatable activity to do at home. Activities are designed for students and families of any age to have important discussions about the lifesaving topic of organ donation and transplantation.
The Pancreas & Small Intestine
STEM Quick Wins
Blood Model in a Bottle
Human Body Systems Work Together
Some Organs are Filters
Engineer a Body Tissue
Our Amazing Human Bodies
Visit our YouTube Channel to view Stories of Hope told by Indiana transplant recipients and donor family members.
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