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88 resources with the concept biomedical engineering

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Stem-Cell-Based Therapies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Currently, stem cell therapies treat more than 80 diseases, and that number grows every year. Individuals learn about some of these therapies and where the stem cells come from. They then focus on the future of stem cell treatments and...
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Biomedical and Industrial Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #6

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's no need to give an arm and a leg to find a great lesson. An interesting video teaches viewers about biomedical and industrial engineering. After a brief history of these areas, including a description of some historical...
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What Is Engineering?: Crash Course Engineering #1

For Students 6th - 12th
So you think you know what engineering is? The first of 46 videos in the Crash Course Engineering series identifies and describes different types of engineering, including military, civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, nuclear,...
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The Map of Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many define biology as the study of life but can't agree on a definition of life. Trying to explain all of the domains and subdomains of biology seems a bit easier than defining life. See a full map of the topics covered by the general...
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Importance of Deep-Sea Ecosystems – The Benthic Drugstore

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You never know what you will find next in the deep sea ecosystem. So far, scientists have found items that work as anti-tumor agents, anti-inflammatory agents, agents that stop uncontrolled cell division, and much more. The lesson begins...
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Show Me the Genes

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Give your class a chance to show what they know. In the last installment of a seven-part series, pupils summarize and review what they have learned in the series. They present their solutions for creating a biosensor to detect cancer...
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When Silicon Talks

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Explore Snell's Law using thin films. In the fifth installment of a seven-part series, pupils solve a set of problems relating to Snell's Law and use this skill during an experiment requiring the collection of reflective measurements...
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Bubbles and Biosensors

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Bubbles aren't just for children. In the third installment of a seven-part series, teenagers use bubble solution to create bubbles and observe patterns of refraction on the bubble surfaces. Application of this concept to thin films in...
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What Does Light See?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The second installment of a seven-part series focuses on the refraction of light and how it affects the colors we see. Learners consider how this concept connects to biosensors for cancer detection.
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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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DNA Forensics and Color Pigments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use food coloring in electrophoresis. The last segment in a four-part series mimics DNA fingerprinting by using chromatography. Teams conduct chromatography on food coloring to find colors that use similar pigmentation in their makeup.
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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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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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What Makes Our Bones Strong?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
So is that what you meant by rubber legs? The activity has pairs subject a chicken bone to vinegar and observe what happens over a period of days. Individuals then write up a lab report and document their observations and findings. 
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Skeletal System Overview

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It is best to know all about the skeletons in the closet. The third segment in a five-part series focuses on bone structure, development and growth, and functions. Class members connect what they learn to their study of osteoporosis.
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The Grand Challenge: Fix the Hip Challenge

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It may be time to get to know the skeletons in your family. The first lesson in a series of 5, introduces the class to the concept of osteoporosis. The class members brainstorm possible causes and whether the family should be concerned...
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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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Electromagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How can nanoparticles be used in the battle against skin cancer. Class members take on the question as they gather information about electromagnetic radiation, specifically ultraviolet radiation. Pupils learn about the mathematical...
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The Keepers of the Gate Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your class make a connection between salt water and nanoscience. In the introductory lesson of a seven-part unit, the class explores why salt water helps a sore throat feel better. Pupils conduct preliminary research about the...