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K: Children\'s Track [clear filter]
Thursday, July 25
 

9:00am

The Language of Blood
What is blood made of? How do all the different parts work together? This session focuses on exploring the makeup of blood using hands on lessons and an edible takeaway.

Presenters
avatar for Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Instructional Designer, HOPE for SCD
Lisa Rose is the Executive Director for HOPE for SCD, an organization focused solely on providing research based medical education around Sickle Cell Disease and areas of complimentary interest. She has a Master's Degree in Education and has been developing curricula and trainings... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Blue Stem 1

10:00am

Sickle What? Part 1
The vocabulary of sickle cell is extremely complicated, especially for our young warriors. However, it doesn’t have to be! Join us as we learn what reticulocytes, tactoid chains, and vaso-occlusive blockages are. Drama, art, and science experiments are all included during this two-part session.

Presenters
avatar for Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Instructional Designer, HOPE for SCD
Lisa Rose is the Executive Director for HOPE for SCD, an organization focused solely on providing research based medical education around Sickle Cell Disease and areas of complimentary interest. She has a Master's Degree in Education and has been developing curricula and trainings... Read More →
avatar for Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Director of Outreach and Communication, HOPE for SCD
Vanessa is a mother of a warrior, advocator, and an educator.  She is a self proclaimed lover of the educational process as evidenced by the variety of positions she has held over the past 31 years.  She served as a teacher, curriculum writer, principal, Educational Administrator... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Blue Stem 1

11:45am

Sickle What? Part 2
Learn all about the biology of pain as you create blockages using hands on tools. Teams will work together to demonstrate their understanding on sickle cell related blockages using a variety of materials.

Presenters
avatar for Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Instructional Designer, HOPE for SCD
Lisa Rose is the Executive Director for HOPE for SCD, an organization focused solely on providing research based medical education around Sickle Cell Disease and areas of complimentary interest. She has a Master's Degree in Education and has been developing curricula and trainings... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2019 11:45am - 1:00pm
Blue Stem 1
 
Friday, July 26
 

8:30am

Body Systems
How do our bodies work exactly? How are all the systems connected? This session will focus on the completion of an organ system chart to explore these connections and how they are all affected by sickle cell.

Presenters
avatar for Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Director of Outreach and Communication, HOPE for SCD
Vanessa is a mother of a warrior, advocator, and an educator.  She is a self proclaimed lover of the educational process as evidenced by the variety of positions she has held over the past 31 years.  She served as a teacher, curriculum writer, principal, Educational Administrator... Read More →


Friday July 26, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Blue Stem 1

9:30am

Germs and Infection Control
Why are germs such a hot topic in the sickle cell world? How exactly are they spread and what can we do to prevent this? This session covers multiple levels of germ education, including a competition between the older and younger participants to see who truly puts germ care at the forefront of their everyday life.

Presenters
avatar for Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Vanessa Rhodes, M.Ed

Director of Outreach and Communication, HOPE for SCD
Vanessa is a mother of a warrior, advocator, and an educator.  She is a self proclaimed lover of the educational process as evidenced by the variety of positions she has held over the past 31 years.  She served as a teacher, curriculum writer, principal, Educational Administrator... Read More →


Friday July 26, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
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