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70 resources with the concept medical technology

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Urinalysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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How Light Technology Is Changing Medicine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medicine has gone high tech. But how do the new, less invasive diagnostic tools work? An engaging short video sheds light on how integrated photonics is revolutionizing the medical sensor industry.
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Running a Virochip Experiment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thanks to a new understanding of DNA sequencing, doctors now study viruses outside human bodies. Observe an animation of the process using a Virochip to better understand viruses and how they connect to our DNA. By comparing results to...
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Medication Safety Patrol: Activity Stations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Four stations challenge scholars to show what they know about the safety of taking and storing medications. Small groups rotate to read and answer questions regarding prescriptions drugs, examine prescription labels, identify appropriate...
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Medication Safety Patrol: Trivia Game

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
It trivia time! Small groups work collaboratively to answer questions all about medication safety. Groups earn points with each correct response, and as the ultimate game changer, they wager all or a portion of their points on one final...
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Medication Safety Patrol: Good Choice or Bad Choice? Game

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A slide show provides a variety of scenarios to challenge scholars to decide whether a good choice or bad choice was made. Colorful smiley faces act as props to signify what type of decision they chose. 
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Medication Safety Patrol: Is It Candy or Medicine? Game

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars play a sorting game designed to encourage safe medication handling. They browse pictures of candy and medication, then decide which of the two they're looking at by raising a card labeled candy or medicine.
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Medication Safety Patrol: Pharmacy Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Nine pages set to a pharmaceutical theme offers scholars the chance to complete five activities. Worksheet pages include a crossword puzzle, drawing, an object sort, and math puzzles using addition, multiplication, and division.
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Nanomedicine

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Cancer patients need as much help as they can get. Future engineers design a system that delivers cancer medicine to the lungs but doesn't harm other organs. Using ferrofluids and iron particles, they test out their delivery systems.
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What Are Stem Cells?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost every cell in the body has a special job. Part of the Fuse School Genetics playlist, the video discusses the few unspecialized cells, called stem cells. It explains where they are found, what they do, and why they raise ethical...
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Maker Challenge: Adding Helpful Carrier Devices to Crutches

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Make breaking a leg a less troublesome experience. Groups brainstorm designs for crutches that have devices that help carry items. They build prototypes of their devices to test out their designs.
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Tell Me Doc—Will I Get Cancer?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Can you beat the odds of cancer? In the first installment of a seven-part series, future biomedical engineers consider how to detect and diagnose cancer. An article on biosensors provides useful information toward this goal.
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Making Model Microfluidic Devices Using JELL-O

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Nothing flows like J-E-L-L-O! In the final portion of a four-part series, pupils create scale models of microfluidic devices out of gelatin and bendable straws. They use their devices to test various flow rates in the delivery of...
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Microfluidic Devices and Flow Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When you have to flow, you have to flow. The lesson introduces class members to microfluidic devices and their uses in medicine. They watch a short video on how the diameter affects the rate of flow. The worksheet has individuals...
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Pill Dissolving Demo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh that one is the fastest. The teacher demonstration is the second part of a four-part series. The class observes how different pill types dissolve in simulated stomach acid. They determine which one dissolves...
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How Antibiotics Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take two pills and call me in the morning. The first lesson in a short unit of four introduces class members to delivery methods of medicines. The instruction introduces the question of which delivery method is best to get you feeling...
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Cell Membrane Experimental Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Grandma said to gargle with salt water for a sore throat. Was she right? In the last part of the seven-part unit, lab groups design an experiment to test a cells reaction to salt solutions. The pupils conduct their experiment to answer...
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Quantum Dots and the Harkess Method

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Fantastic Voyage is becoming close to reality. The class reads an article on the use of nanotechnology in the medical field and participate in a discussion about what they read. The discussion method helps class members become more...
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Keepers of the Gate Journal and Brainstorm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The second segment of a seven-part series reviews the challenge of determining whether gargling with salt water helps a sore throat. Individuals journal what they know about the challenge and what they are trying to figure out to...
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Nanotechnology Grant Proposal Writing

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Please, sir, can I have a few thousand dollars for my research? The last installment in a six-part lesson has the pupils develop a grant proposal. Class members apply their knowledge of skin cancer, ultraviolet radiation, human skin, and...
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How Effective is Your Sunscreen?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Protect skin from UV radiation! Groups design and conduct an experiment to test the effectiveness of UV safety products. The groups collect the data from the experiment and prepare a lab report. In the second day of the activity,...
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Skin and the Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Though UV radiation can damage skin, it isn't all bad. The third installment in a six-part series allows the class to study the structure and function of skin. They learn about the different types of skin cancer and the SPF rating...
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Inside the DNA

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get your class to take a closer look at DNA. Pupils conduct research to determine the methods used by scientists to analyze the molecular structure of DNA. The class members investigate different types of molecular imaging along with gel...
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Go Public: Osteoporosis Brochure

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Osteoporosis and family — notice the connection between the two. Pairs develop a brochure to educate the public about osteoporosis in the last portion of the six-part series. The teams draw on the information learned throughout the unit...