Lactose intolerance

Steam project This semester I chose to focus on lactose intolerance and what it does to different digestive organs. This directly relates to the learning objective of knowing the functions of digestive organs and the course food runs through the digestive system. I decided to make a poster displaying different …

Lymphedema

I did my project on explaining lymphedema and its management options. The objective that I am covering is how the lymphatic system can indicate disease. Lymphedema is a disease that occurs when fluid builds up inside the tissues because of a lymph malfunction. The lymph gets stuck inside the interstitial …

More Common Than You Think: A Quiet Disease Impacting Millions of Women

Do you know what the leading cause of infertility in the United States is? Once it was unheard of, but now it’s becoming a household phrase: polycystic ovary syndrome. The name is exactly how it sounds, an ovary with several (poly) cysts. This hormonal condition affects millions of women of …

Sickle Cell Anemia

Media type: Children’s book Also view using the download option above ^ The course objective I’ve chosen to cover for my STEAM project is on the cardiovascular system, specifically sickle cell anemia. Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease that causes abnormal red blood cell shape due to the presence …