Lesson 2: Diabetes (emphasis on Type 1 Diabetes)
Students investigate the cause, effects and prevention of the diabetes as well as the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
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Our Brain and Body on Opioids
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6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable