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Subject: blood color

Date: Mon Aug 12 21:28:22 1996
Posted by: Kristy Young
Grade level: 7-9
School/Organization: Rancho San Justo
City: Holister State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Area of science: Anatomy
Message ID: 839903302.An
Hi I`m 12 years old.  I know that red blood in arteries is 
red because it has oxegen and the blood in the veins is 
dark because it has less oxegen.  But how does the oxegen 
turn the blood red?  Why is it different colors?

Thanks bunches!

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