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Homeostasis STEM Case

In the role of a physician assistant, students help a young man, named Anthony, who has Type II diabetes and high blood pressure. Students must make a diagnosis and then must apply the principles of filtration and homeostasis to help Anthony.

STEM Cases are interactive explorations in which students practice problem-solving and critical thinking as they solve a real world problem as a STEM professional.
  • View students results in realtime.
  • Cases take 30-90 minutes to complete.
  • Student progress is automatically saved.
  • Complete in multiple sessions.


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Student progress is automatically saved so that STEM Cases can be completed over multiple sessions.

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LevelDescriptionEstimated Time
High School  This version is for general biology classes. 30-40 min
AP  This version is for AP level classes. 35-45 min

Expanded Handbook

More About Handbooks

Most content from the Expanded Handbook is included in the corresponding STEM Case.

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LevelDescriptionEstimated Time
High School  The Expanded Handbook covers a deeper explanation of feedback loops, in addition to the concepts covered in the handbook section of the High School Case. 10-15 min
AP  This Handbook is identical to the handbook section in the AP Case. 10-15 min


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