Days to Teach:
Approximately two 45-minute class periods
Teaching Tips / Activity Overview:
- Ask the students in the class if they know their blood type and ask why it would be important to know this. Use this essential question: "How can I write a Visual BASIC computer program using decision structures dealing with blood types."
- Introduce the biology concepts that the students need to know for this activity.
- Distribute the "Blood Type Chart" and the project sheet.
- Discuss with the class how this problem could be completed. Possibly have the students work with a partner for this exercise. Create an interface and allow the students to complete this project.
- Grade upon completion.