A look into erythrocyte destruction in Hereditary Spherocytosis

This project covers the objective: Describe disorders of blood and how they can be treated I was born with Hereditary Spherocytosis which is a condition that effects my red blood cell structure. Normal red blood cells are shaped like biconcave discs which allow for more flexible movement. This is important …

Marijuana Smoke Exposure and the Respiratory System

My STEAM project is titled, “Prolonged Marijuana Smoke Exposure and Respiratory Health”, and it is centered around an article published by researchers that conducted an 8 week experiment on groups of mice involving marijuana inhalation. The group of researchers exposed mice to marijuana twice a day, for five days a …

STEAM feedback

The male reproductive system was constructed out of playdough and picture art. The male reproductive system is made up of the penis, urethra, vas deferens, testes, epididymis, prostate gland, seminal vesicle. The vas deferens is the duct that brings the sperm from the testicles to the urethra. The vas deferens …

Breast feeding

My project was on the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and baby. Babies who are breasted are less at risk for diseases such as asthma, sudden infant death syndrome, and childhood obesity. It is also a bonding experience between the mother and child.