A sick patient needs your help! The chief of the medical staff at Bonnie Branch Hospital (Mrs. Koslowski) has charged your medical team with finding a diagnosis for this patient! As experts on the human body and germs, your job is to study the symptoms your patient is exhibiting by using what you have learned in class and by conducting research. Be sure to think about all of the body systems that could be impacted in your patient’s case. In order to save your patient’s life, you must spend time solving their case both in and out of school! Use class time and time at home to figure out what is making your patient so sick. The life of this patient is depending on you!
The following resources have been selected to support your research. The correct diagnosis, and therefore the future health of your patient, depends on thorough research and note-taking. In addition to the web resources, we have also put together a cart of print resources available in your classroom. Your research should include a balance of print and web resources.
Human Anatomy -interactive anatomy pictures and descriptions
Get Body Smart - visually learn about the human body using interactive animations
BBC Human Body
Virtual Medical Center Anatomy
Mayo Clinic Germs
Mayo Clinic Symptoms
Virtual Medical Center Symptoms
Mayo Clinic Diseases & Conditions
Virtual Medical Center Diseases & Conditions
Science In Context
An in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. This resource reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms such as earth science, science history, life science, physical science, science and technology, space and much more.
Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
General information regarding citations, including citation templates and models from the agenda book.
Using Noodle Tools
Screen cast videos that demonstrate using Noodle Tools to create citations for various formats, as well as printing your final Works Cited list.