Illuminations: Heartifacts

This lesson emphasizes the connections between science and mathematics by using a performance, or authentic, assessment format.

Students explore applications involving their own heart. This activity involves students in interpreting factual information in a variety of problem-solving situations. Students also create and solve an original problem.


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Anatomy & Physiology
Data, Graphing & Statistics
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