Lesson 3: Engineer

In The Engineer, students will:

Design a solution that addresses one of the following problems in a working body system; a blood vessel blocked by plaque, airways obstructed due to asthma, a stroke that kills nerve cells in the brain due to lack of oxygen, or weakened muscles from muscular dystrophy. They will then communicate understanding that a malfunction in one body system affects the function of the body as a whole.

MS-LS1-3: Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.

Time Required: 200 minutes