You will get to take a look at your kidneys and what they do. Explore the inner structure of your kidneys through an interactive 3-D model, and learn about medical problems that can affect your kidneys.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
What are some common urinary diseases and disorders we are at risk of developing?
~ Some common urinary diseases and disorders we are at risk of developing include nephritis, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, and kidney failure.
How can we support the health of our kidneys through our diet?
~ Drinking plenty of water and avoiding too much salt can help our kidneys function properly.
How can urinary tract and kidney infections best be prevented?
~ Urinary tract and kidney infections can best be prevented simply by keeping our bodies warm on cold days.
How can your oral health affect the health of your kidneys?
~ Oral health can directly affect the health of the kidneys. Oral problems such as tooth decay and throat infections can lead to kidney disease.
|Approximate Time||1 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should be able to define the following terms: Dialysis, excretory system, kidney, kidney stone, nephritis, urine, and urinary diseases.|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||Dialysis, excretory system, kidney, kidney stone, nephritis, urine, urinary diseases|