Medicine 1: Nerve Transfer Surgery is Helping Children with Paralyzing Disease

A frightening condition causing paralysis in mostly children is being closely investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  It’s believed Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) is caused by a common enterovirus that leads to a respiratory infection.  In rare cases, the virus attacks the spinal cord affecting the nervous system.  Paralysis of the upper and/or lower extremities is among the symptoms.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video.