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In this inquiry-based lesson, students learn about diabetes mellitus and explore techniques for diagnosing and monitoring the disease. Students must propose a plan for testing two different case study patients, then carry out their plan using artificial samples from each patient. This teaching resource was developed by a K-12 science teacher in the American Physiological Society’s 1999 Frontiers in Physiology Program. For more information on this program, please visit www.frontiersinphys.org.

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Critical analysis/critical thinking,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722023256171T,NSDL,Inquiry-based learning,Regulation,Case-based/case study approach,Mathematics,Cooperative/small-group learning,Hypothesis testing,Metabolism,Glucose,Performance-based assessment,Hormone,Diet,Social Sciences,Fatigue,Data analysis, collection, interpretation,Life Science,Food intake,Active learning/discovery learning,Pancreas,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Disease,Hands-on learning,Insulin,Physics,Glucose metabolism,Student-centered instruction,Education,Weight,Endocrinology,Glucagon,General,Human,Diabetes,Laboratory experiment,Homeostasis

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    English

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