Sport Biomechanics Teacher Resources

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Biomechanical Modeling

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
What does modeling have to do with bones? A video introduces us to Dr. Prinold, a biomechanical engineer. Dr. Prinold is working at modeling the forces incurred on a child's ankle. The idea is that the model will help doctors understand...
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Biomechanical Joint

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discuss mechanical advantage and how the human body moves/works. Learners focus on bioengineering, working together to build a functioning mechanical arm. Additionally, they analyze an air muscle, discussing its appropriate use in humans. 
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Biomechanical Hand

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In 1993, five biomedical engineers in Edinburgh, Scotland, created the first functional bionic arm. In the activity, learners explore the world of bioengineering through discussion and hands-on exploration. In groups, participants...
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Biomechanics of Sports

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the body's major organ systems and how they function and influence each other. They examine how the human body moves when involved in sports.
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Biomechanics of Sports

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners study biomechanics. They apply their understanding of sports to determine what athletes do to improve their performance. They participate in a series of lessons and activities.
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BioMechanics (The Human Machine)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discuss the number of simple machines in the human anatomy. They watch a PowerPoint and video to explore how biomedical engineers must use engineering fundamentals as well as anatomy, physiology, and medicine to modify or...
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CPO Science - Foundations of Physics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
An object in motion will remain in motion, and your physics learners will really get moving by viewing this PowerPoint! They examine each of Newton's laws of motion, learning about force, inertia, acceleration, and equilibrium. They are...
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Anatomy, Biomechanics and Physiology Revision

For Students 9th - 12th
A tic-tac-toe project in which budding physiologists choose the activities that appeal most to them, selecting five of the nine boxes with varying tasks related to physiology. There are a few acronyms that are unclear and the spelling is...
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Mechanical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Build a concrete understanding of mechanical engineering. Viewers watch an engaging video that describes mechanical engineering as the "design, construction, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems." It also highlights some...
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Analysis of Lobster Claw Function. An Exercise in Biomechanics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students observe two chelae. They write three differences they observe in their notebooks. Students suggest a hypothesis which would explain these differences. They dissect the chela. Students analyze the lobster claw as a mechanical lever.
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Design a Bicycle Helmet

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students are introduced to the biomechanical characteristics of helmets. They incorporate these characteristics into designs for helmets for various applications. They understand that using a bicycle helmet helps to protect the brain and...
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Biomechanics of Joints

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the range of motion of your knee, wrist and shoulder and observe that these body parts act like different types of mechanical joints.
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Biomechanics of Joints

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students build a model of a human arm and shoulder.
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Biomechanics of Joints

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate range of motion in human joints and the mechanical devices they emulate. They construct a human arm model with three joints which emulate the wrist, elbow and shoulder.
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Sports Science

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore athletes and how they perform. In this physics lesson, students investigate how physics is involved in sports. Students go online to interactive sites that explain physics and biomechanics. Students also research and...
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Muscles, Oh My!

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Learners explore the human muscular system. In this science lesson, students discuss how engineering is related to the field of bio-mechanics and human movement.
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Olympic Training Center

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students decide on an activity like running, swimming or skating for a performance analysis. They have friends or family members videotape them as they exercise, then review the video to see how they can improve their performance.
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An Astronaut in Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you model the movement of an astronaut? The activity features software that uses an avatar to mimic movement. Groups work to determine the translation between the pre-image and the image. They then experiment with reflections in...
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Circulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars define the functions of the circulatory system.  In this body circulation lesson plan students see how engineers have involvement with the circulatory system. 
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Design a Shoe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If the shoe  doesn't fit, design a new one. Discovery Education challenges pupils to put the engineering process in action by designing a shoe. Groups design and build a shoe prototype based upon the client constraints outlined in the...
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Abdominal Cavity and Laparoscopic Surgery

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Get to know the human body from the inside out. The first lesson in a series of 10 introduces the class to the abdominopelvic cavity. Biomedical engineers need to understand the region of the body as they develop and improve laparoscopic...
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Steppin' Out: Using Inquiry to Challente Alexander's Stride Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students distinguish between walking, jogging and running trackways in humans. They analyze the phylogenetic progression of the leg position as described by pace width and angulation, comparing amphibians, reptiles and mammals. Research...
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TE Activity: Broken Bones

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the discipline of biomedical engineering or bioengineering. They complete worksheets by participating in reading background information and completing a hands on activity. They design a prototype of a cast to set a...
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Silly Semi-Solids

For Teachers K
Students create a polymer out of glue, water, and borax. They discuss the resulting substance and perform several experiments with it.

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