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1 Making the Health Science TEKS Come Alive in Your Classroom

2 2011 Curriculum Review Team Susan Anderson Cynthia Chavez Michael Herrera Maggie Ramirez Linda Stanhope Pamela Walker

3 What is it like to be part of the Health Science Curriculum Team?

4 Some New Lesson Plans A Language of Its Own Human Body Terminology Skeletal System Muscular System Lymphatic System Ear Terminology Eye Terminology Nervous System Cardiovascular System Respiratory System Epidemiology

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8 Data 1 minute 2 minutes 3 minutes 4 minutes 5 minutes Cracker taste

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10 Endocrine System

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12 Endocrine System Case Studies Rebecca, age 33, states she has lost a lot of weight in the past 6 months. She claims this is surprising due to her voracious appetite. She complains of her heart racing in her chest, difficulty concentrating and nervousness. She claims that she can no longer tolerate heat, even though she grew up in New Zealand. Her eyes are protruding, a condition called exopthalamos. Examination reveals and enlarged thyroid gland. Treatment would include anti-thyroid drugs and possibly surgery to remove part of the thyroid gland. 1. The disorder is: A. hyperthyroidism (graves) B. hypoparathyroidism 2. The hormone of hyposecretion is: A. thyroxine B. parathyroid hormone

13 Endocrine System Case Studies Jarom, age 17, is complaining of frequent urination, fatigue, dry mouth, dizziness and polydipsia (extreme thirst) and a craving for cold water. He is hospitalized so record his intake and output to obtain lab values. In a 24-hour period, he voided 7 liters of dilute urine and drank 8.5 liters of fluid. His blood pressure was an average of 72/36. Treatment involves discovering the cause, possibly a tumor in the pituitary gland. 1. The disorder is: A. gigantism B. diabetes insipidus 2. The hormone of hyposecretion is: A. ADH B. thyroxine

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15 Dear Tom I want a man who knows what love is all about you are generous kind thoughtful people who are not like you admit to being useless and inferior you have ruined me for other men I yearn for you I have no feelings whatsoever when we’re apart I can be forever happy will you let me be Sheila

16 Dear Tom: I want a man who knows what love is all about. You are generous, kind, thoughtful. People who are not like you admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me for other men. I yearn for you. I have no feelings whatsoever when we're apart. I can be forever happy- -will you let me be yours? Sheila

17 Dear Tom: I want a man who knows what love is. All about you are generous, kind, thoughtful people, who are not like you. Admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me. For other men, I yearn. For you, I have no feelings whatsoever. When we're apart, I can be forever happy. Will you let me be? Yours, Sheila

18 Excellent Web Resources dicine/index.htmlhttp://nobelprize.org/educational/me dicine/index.html

19 How To Write A Lesson Plan

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