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The Soccer Mom: Hebrew Translation



Co Authors:

Jennifer Bolognese
Department of Biology
Villanova University

Misti Coronel
Department of Biology
Villanova University

Anita Intorre
Department of Biology
Villanova University

Philip J. Stephens
Department of Biology
Villanova University
phil.stephens@villanova.edu

Translator:

Gilmor Keshet, PhD
Teacher's Training Department
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

Abstract:

In this case study, translated from the original English into Hebrew, students read and interpret the signs and symptoms of a woman suffering from a neurological disorder and make a diagnosis. The case was developed for use in a one-semester animal physiology course taken by sophomore and junior science majors. It also could be used in an anatomy and physiology course or in a freshman general biology course.

Objectives:
  • To appreciate the role of myelin and the implication of myelin degeneration.
  • To understand how action potentials are conducted along an axon.
  • To understand the function of chemical synapses.
Keywords: Myelin; chemical synapse; action potential; corticosteroid; auto-immune disease; nervous system
Topical Area: N/A
Educational Level: Undergraduate lower division, Undergraduate upper division
Formats: PDF
Type/Method: Interrupted
Language: Hebrew
Subject Headings: Physiology   Biology (General)  
Date Posted: 1/10/2012
Date Modified: N/A
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