Your Blood Has 4 Jobs to Do: Four Functions of Blood: 1) Carries body oxygen to and removes carbon dioxide from all body cells Four Functions of Blood: 2) Carries waste products of cell activity to kidneys to be removed. Four Functions of Blood: 3) Transports nutrients from the digestive system to all cells. Four Functions of Blood: 4) Carries materials that fight infections and heal wounds. Parts of Human Blood Help fight infection White blood cells Transport O2 Red Blood Cells Help clot blood Platelets Contains nutrients & minerals Plasma Blood Types yes yes There are 4 blood types! yes yes no yes no yes no no yes yes no no no yes Blood Types Who can receive any blood type? AB Who can receive only type O blood? O Blood Video Clips Blood by Brainpop Blood Clip 1. Blood is your body’s liquid _________________. 2. What is the scientific name for red blood cells? 3. What is hemoglobin? 4. How much blood does a person donate at a time? 1. What is a blood transfusion? 2. What are antigens? 3. People with O blood can donate to ___________. 4. What is the most common blood type in the United States?