Australia’s ethnic face is changing, and so are our blood types



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Biological Sciences – Cells, The Body, Genetics, Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Years: 8, 9, 10

Word Count: 822

A broader mix of ethnicities in Australia’s blood donor pool is needed to ensure that the patients with rare blood types are covered. This interesting piece could be used alongside Biological Sciences for years 8, 9 and 10.

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