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TeachEngineering: Feel Better Faster - All about Flow Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To gain a basic understanding of microfluidic devices, how they are developed, and their uses in the medical field, young STEM engineers learn about how flow rates relate to the speed at which medicine affects the body. What they learn...
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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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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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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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Malachi's Medication

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What's in a prescription medicine label? After learners practice measuring out Malachi's prescribed dosage for his medication, they collaboratively discuss and explain why it is important to measure out medication with the proper...
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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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Medical Instrumentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze how medical devices that help the human body function. They work in pairs or groups to draw multiple views of the medical device and describe how engineering is used by biomedial engineers.
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Smart Tattoos and Tiny Robots: Crash Course Engineering #37

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the future hold for implantable devices? An informative video discusses the history of devices implanted in the human body starting with the first pace maker. After a discussion of the hurdles people must consider when...
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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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Biomedical Devices for the Eyes

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the structures of the human eye.  In this eye device lesson plan students examine different eye problems and devices that can help to resolve them. 
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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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Bio-Medical Timeline

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine bio-medical or agricultural technologies.  In this technology lesson plan students create an individual presentation and display. 
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Digitized Doctoring

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students 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 medical...
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How to Make an Artificial Organ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers design bionic organs or limbs. In this medical technology lesson, students view a video about artificial organs and prosthetic limbs. They research the medical technology behind these advances and work to design a organ or...
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The Skeletal and Muscular Systems

For Students 7th - 12th
Introduce future doctors to medical terminology and phrases associated with the skeletal and muscular systems. As they work through a series of worksheets and exercises, high schoolers apply their knowledge of the bones of the human body...
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African American Inventors: Patricia Bath

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Young readers practice their comprehension skills by responding to a series of text-based questions on a passage about Patricia Bath, the first black woman medical doctor to receive a patent.
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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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Civil War Medicine: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young historians compare the presentation of medical care during the Civil War in passages from fictional and nonfictional texts. They examine passages from Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and Soldier's Heart by Gary Paulsen, and...
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Could a Breathalyzer Detect Cancer?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wouldn't it be lovely if cancer detection could be as easy as blowing into a tube? Alas, the process is very complicated. Follow along as the narrator explains some of the problems in using a device like a breathalyzer to detect cancer....
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A Simple Solution for the Circus

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Class members are challenged to design a device that will move a circus elephant into a train car. Groups brainstorm ideas that use simple machines to load the elephant. They then choose one of their ideas, sketch a plan, and present it...
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Language Arts: The Doctor Will See You Now

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are able to compare the treatments available for certain medical conditions during three different points in time during the last hundred years; list the medicines and drug therapies available now that have helped them and...
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Ellipses Centered at the Origin: Lithotripsy

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Investigate ellipses through the lens of medical applications. Pupils use a medical scenario to determine the equation of an ellipse. By using the interactive, learners determine the foci and major and minor axes of the ellipse that...
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BUS: The Future Begins Yesterday-Making Medicines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your learners have all been to the drug store to pick up a prescription, but have they considered working on the other side of the counter? Discuss the potential career possibilities available to those interested in the pharmaceutical...
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Inspector Detector

For Teachers 4th - 8th
How do spacecraft detect magnetic fields? The fourth installment of a five-part unit has learners develop a device with magnets that allows for the detection of magnetic fields. They use a map of an imaginary planet to try out their...