Students in Miss Rudd's Project Lead the Way class are working through a very exciting unit this year, with the help of the middle school STEM coach, Derek Robison. Students will be diving into a new unit of study called "Medical Detectives" in which they will apply experimental design, creative thinking, and problem solving to investigate the inner-workings of the human body, diagnose diseases, and improve human health. In this unit, students will take on the role of real-life medical detectives as they collect and analyze medical data to diagnose disease. They will solve medical mysteries through hands-on projects and labs, measure and interpret vital signs, dissect a sheep brain, investigate disease outbreaks, and explore how a breakdown within the human body can lead to dysfunction. 

These pictures are from students' first lab about vital signs. They learned about vital signs and practiced taking each other's blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate. Stay tuned for more pictures from this exciting unit!

MD-1: Jaydee Bircher, Macie Campbell

MD-2: Frankie Warren, Gage Murry

MD-3(2): Olivia Wettstein

MD-5: Addisen Inman, Madison Jorgenson

MD-6: Landin Closser, Cole Greiner

MD-7: Jeran Jackson, Rylan Johnson

MD-8: Lane Grim, Frankie Warren, Ty Swaim

MD-9: Logan Wettstein, Landin Closser, Knox Huggins

MD-10: Olivia Robinson

MD-12:Brenna Lindberg, Adalyn Hobbs

MD-13: Bryson Sprouse, Laytin Tosh, Kinlee Creath