Controlling Water Content

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Show how our water content is controlled by our kidneys

Water content and ion content is carefully controlled or cells can be damaged by osmosis. This is an important aspect of maintaining constant conditions in our bodies (homeostasis). Our model shows the structure of the kidney and the kidney tubule (nephron) and how the hormone ADH controls water content.

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Perfect for use in class or for distance learning at home!

After making their models, your class will look at kidney and kidney tubule structure. They then look at how kidney tubules carry out ultrafiltration and selective reabsorption of the wanted substances.

The model covers: kidney structure, kidney tubule structure, ultrafiltration, selective reabsorption and the role of ADH.

Includes full colour Powerpoint class presentation!

Takes about 20 minutes! Dimensions (kidney): 10cm x 6cm/ 4in x 2.5in.

Download includes: instructions, colour & mono model templates, and Powerpoint presentation.

All you need: paper, scissors and tape.

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This download is licenced for unlimited use on a single site/campus only. If you intend to use it on more than one site/campus please email for pricing.

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