This week’s cameo blogger is Mavis L.! Mavis transferred to Notre Dame this year and I am so glad she did! She has been an integral part of our Sports Medicine course and brings such a positive energy to our class. Mavis’ genuine interest in the course is evident and it also shows through the work she produces (she’s a claymation master by the way!). Please check out her overview of our class last week and feel free to comment on her website!
Although during the week of October 26th to November 3rd consisted of only two class periods, I learned a lot. This particular week covered the cardiovascular system, as well as tested our knowledge on the heart diagram. In addition, the class was assigned a case study where students were given a real life situation and students had to identify/diagnose the potential problems of an elderly couple given their daily routines. At the end of the week, I learned about the cardiovascular and respiratory system’s diseases and began the EKG lab where we learned the basics to a healthy and unhealthy heart beat.
Through the cardiovascular system web quest, Ms. Kahn provided a link from The Franklin Institute along with some guiding questions to learn more about the blood vessels, the right and left atrium and ventricles, the aorta, and a lot more!
The lab the class completed, which was my favorite assignment…
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