My STEAM piece is on the learning objective “Describe how immunity can be acquired through passive and active means.” This was a very intriguing unit for me – the lymphatic and immune system – because it is constantly defending our bodies, but often goes unnoticed. I decided to demonstrate the …

Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the digestive tract. Symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, blood in stool, fevers, severe stomach pain, and sores in the mouth. The areas with red circles show the areas that are inflamed when Crohn’s …

Heart Attack

The red cake illustrates a normal   functioning heart. The black cake demonstrates a heart that has experienced a heart attack. The color black, shows that blood clots have blocked the blood flow to the heart. The cut piece illustrates loss of tissue and damage.


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