Urinalysis

This Urinalysis activity & project also includes:

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What do lab tests reveal about a patient's health? Scholars perform a simulated urinalysis on two different patients by testing color, pH, glucose levels, and protein levels. Then, they compare their findings to what they know passes through the urinary system. Finally, they analyze and diagnose each patient based on their findings.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide case studies of patients with real conditions that can be tested through urinalysis for background and real-world application
  • Have pupils complete the test along with other medical diagnostic tests to diagnose a patient's condition
Classroom Considerations

  • Background knowledge of the urinary system may be helpful for learners
  • Requires materials that may not be found in a typical classroom
Pros

  • Provides real-world application to medical careers 
  • Allows students to practice real medical techniques
Cons

  • None