Free teaching materials for AQA and OCR A2 Applied Science

Lung function testing

Students use a peak flow meter and a spirometer (Supports: AQA Unit 14).

This resource contains:

  • Using a peak flow meter. A procedure to measure peak expiratory flow - STUDY SHEET 

  • Using a spirometer. A procedure to obtain measurements of lung capacities such as vital capacity and forced expiratory volumes - STUDY SHEET 

  • Lung function tests using spirometry. How different measurements of lung volumes can be obtained and used diagnostically - FACT SHEET 

  • Spirometry. Information on spirometry and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - FACT SHEET 

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