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122 resources with the concept medicine

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Drug Adherence and Resistance

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The FDA approved more than 25 drugs to treat HIV—and often people must use them in combination. One of the largest challenges with these medications happens due to patient error. Class members use an interactive to learn about drug...
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The Surprising Cause of Stomach Ulcers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
That raging fire in your belly is not necessarily the burrito you had for lunch! Aspiring doctors get an in-depth look at the cause of stomach ulcers with an interesting video. The narrator discusses ulcer treatments of the past, how...
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Why Do We Harvest Horseshoe Crab Blood?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you've ever had an injection, the horseshoe crab protects you from infection! Young marine biologists discover how scientists use the unique physiology of the horseshoe crab in medicine with a thought-provoking video. The narrator...
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Medical Ethics

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Just because we have the ability to determine an organism's traits through genetic testing, should we do it? Middle-school medical experts examine the ethical dilemmas in biotechnology in the 17th and final installment in a series of...
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Natural Resources and Synthetic Materials

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All synthetic materials began as natural materials. An engaging lesson begins with a hands-on activity and an example of the type of research that scholars perform independently. Then pupils receive a topic and begin researching the...
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Medical Explorer: The Big Idea

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Read informational text which relays how medical care differs around the globe and throughout history. There are three separate lessons, each focused on a particular case study, regional medical availability, and cultural norms. Learners...
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Medication Dosage

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's the cure to boredom. Given a patient file, including medication dosage information, scholars determine the amount of medication left in the patient's bloodstream over time. They analyze the sequence of numbers and determine a...
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Biomedicine: Crash Course History of Science #34

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Track biomedicine advances from the early 1800s to today! Young scholars learn about groundbreaking discoveries in medicine throughout history in the 34th installment of a larger Crash Course History of Science series. The lesson...
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Using Molecular and Evolutionary Biology to Understand HIV/AIDS and Treatment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
HIV mutates rapidly, making treatments challenging to find. Scholars learn about why it mutates so quickly and how scientists race to find treatments. The resource approaches the issue from both a molecular and evolutionary perspective...
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Gleevec-Resistant Form of Kinase BCR-ABL

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Gene mutation occurs at a rate much higher than many realize. Doctors treating cancer and other illnesses must learn to adapt quickly after each mutation. Viewers observe an animation and watch lecture with props to see what happens when...
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Medical Treatment in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A world war costing millions of lives actually also saved millions of humans at the same time. Scholars investigate the advancements of medicine in the 25th lesson of a 32-part series on the Great War. A short video clip results in open...
4:30
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Real-Life Math | Pharmacist

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Get a good dose of math. Future pharmacists and mathematicians view a video that describes how math concepts benefit real hospital pharmacists. They use what they learn to make calculations similar to what pharmacists perform on a daily...
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The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did scientists move beyond the medical ideas of Galen? Dissect the past with the 15th installment in a History of Science video series. Topics include Vesalius' dissections, the microscope, and mapping the human body.
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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The Americas and Time Keeping: Crash Course History of Science #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time, time, time ... see how it shaped an entire culture! Science scholars discover the mysteries of the Mayan and Incan cultures during the fifth video in a History of Science series. The narrator shows how these time keepers developed...
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Unit 3: How Drugs Enter/Exit the Body

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The third of a four-part series on Pharmacology teaches scholars how drugs enter and exit the body, how they act inside the body, how they affect the brain, and more. Over the course of the unit, groups complete two labs and one...
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Unit 2: Chemistry Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What exactly goes into the medications people take every day? Scholars learn about the chemistry of medications in the second of a four-part series on Pharmacology. Over the course of two weeks, class members complete seven experiments,...
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Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn about the study of medications, including those found in nature and those made synthetically. The first of four lessons in a series on pharmacology includes lectures, hands-on experiments, research, and more.
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No Stomach for It: Investigating Antacid Medication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You won't get a stomachache doing an investigative experiment. Pupils simulate the effect of antacids on stomach acid. Obviously, they won't be using real stomach acid; diluted hydrochloric acid serves this purpose.
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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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How Aspirin Was Discovered

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Got a headache? Here's some willow bark! Young scholars discover the origins of aspirin that date back 4,000 years. They see that chewing this willow bark became known for its pain relief properties and was the precursor to the aspirin...
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How Does Tylenol Work? The Truth Is—We Don't Know

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Surprise—even pharmacists don't know how Tylenol works! An installment of the ACS Reaction series considers three theories that explain the function of acetaminophen, the ingredient in the popular pain reliever Tylenol. Scholars consider...
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Does Cough Medicine Really Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
There is no good evidence supporting the effectiveness of cough medicine. Although marketing and consumerism leads to a billion dollar industry, research does not show consistent results. An episode of the ACS Reaction series explores...
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Learn to Be Smart and Safe with Medicine

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Begin educating young people on how to be smart and safe with medicine. Use a set of workbook pages to explore what symptoms are, uses for medications, how to read prescription and over-the-counter medicine labels, and who to trust when...