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70 resources with the concept medical technology

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Nanotechnology and Cancer Treatments

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Information on the biomedical use of nanotechnology, specifically in the detection and treatment of cancer, is the focus of a lesson that seems like it is out of a science fiction novel. Pupils learn about electrophoresis, which is used...
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Fun With Nanotechnology

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to nanotechnology applications with three demonstrations that showcase scientific principles related to ferrofluids, quantum dots, and gold nanoparticles. Groups will work more closely with these applications in the...
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Blood Pressure Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Under pressure! The second lesson of the series introduces the class to blood pressure and the impact of high blood pressure on the cardiovascular system. It helps learners make the connection between blood pressure and how the heart...
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Heart to Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Begin a unit on the heart, the parts and the function of the heart, and about heart disease with a resource that includes a lecture, a PowerPoint presentation, and research information.  The lesson is the first of a four-part series and...
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Mechanics of Elastic Solids

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Make the connection between Hooke's law and elasticity with an activity that introduces the class to the behavior of elastic materials. The resource defines stress and strain to calculate the modules of elasticity of materials and also...
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Tissue Mechanics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Engage your class by showing them how silly putty and human tissues are alike. Pupils learn more about tissue mechanics by reflecting upon their experiences with silly putty. The lesson covers   collagen, elastin, and proteoglycans and...
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Creepy Silly Putty

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It might be silly to determine the creep rate of putty but groups will enjoy making different formulations of silly putty and playing with them to understand how the different mixtures behave. The second part of the activity has groups...
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Measuring Viscosity

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Groups use a marble to determine the viscosity of household fluids. The procedure calls for pupils to measure the amount of time it takes a marble to fall a specified distance in the fluids. Using unit conversions and algebra, the teams...
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Viscous Fluids

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Elasticity and viscosity. Help your class understand the similarities and differences with an introduction to viscous fluids. After describing four types of fluid behaviors: shear thinning, shear thickening, Bringham plastic, and...
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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 plan 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...
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The Grand Challenge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Magnetic resonance imaging, just how safe is it? The introduction to unit study of magnetic resonance imaging technology presents the grand challenge questions of how an MRI machine works, the risks involved, the physics involved, and...
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How a Few Scientists Transformed the Way We Think About Disease

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
During the first few sniffles of a cold, you can't help wondering where you picked up the illness. Watch an Ed Ted video that details the difference between miasma theory and germ theory, and the ways that Dr. John Snow's research...
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How does anesthesia work?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Many people know the feeling of counting backward from 100 before a surgical procedure begins, but what actually happens between number 99 and waking up after surgery? Watch a short video about the different types of anesthesia, the...
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Uses of Radioactivity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Radioactivity is often perceived as dangerous and a threat to our well-being, but you may be surprised at the different applications of this natural chemical process. From the smoke detectors in our homes to treatments for cancer, this...
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Phineas Gage: “Medicine: Then and Now” Pre-Reading Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What did medicine look like a hundred years ago? Two hundred years ago? Invite small groups to conduct research on the history of a chosen medical advancement before reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science....
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Medicine's Future? There's an App for That

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine injecting tiny robots into your blood to help fight disease. According to Daniel Kraft, that's just one of many exciting new medical technologies coming our way in the not-so-distant future. The key to these amazing innovations...
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Microcurrent Specialist

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What is microcurrent specialist? This clip will show students that a microcurrent specialist uses electricity to stimulate nerves and bones to alleviate pain. Wow! Ms. Kahn explains how each of her tools works and what they do.
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Printing a Human Kidney

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Biotechnology has allowed us to engineer transplantable bladders and other organs successfully. The hope is to someday be able to engineer kidneys, and so save many lives. Dr. Anthony Atala, who specializes in regenerative medicine,...
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Questions & answers Medical/Technology

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
Create questions and answers for medical situations with your class. Use the document to role play or for independent practice.
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Bone Density Challenge Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can you use X-rays to measure bone mineral density? This is the essential question that learners must answer in the first installment of a seven-part series. They brainstorm ideas about necessary background information and what they...
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How to Make an Artificial Organ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students design bionic organs or limbs. In this medical technology instructional activity, students view a video about artificial organs and prosthetic limbs. They research the medical technology behind these advances and work to design...
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Digitized Doctoring

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore new medical technologies to exhibit in an Amazing Medical Machines technology fair. They research different types of advanced medical technologies; then create posters to summarize findings and present at a mock...