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131 reviewed resources for modern medicine

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The Tiny Fish That's Changing Modern Medicine

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The key to curing cancer could be swimming around in your aquarium! Young biologists meet the zebra fish and learn about its contributions to medicine in the 149th installment in a series of science videos. The content includes how fish...
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Medicine: Then and Now

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read ancient Greek texts to explore ancient healing practices and compare them to modern-day medicine. They conduct research into modern first-aid practices, using a standard medical reference.
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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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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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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...
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Life and Longevity: Crash Course History of Science #44

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the future, will medical treatment be tailored to specific DNA? An episode of the Crash Course History of Science discusses the biotechnology of modern medicine. The narrator explains the history of DNA research and how that applies...
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Then and Now: Public Health from 1900 to Today

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Throughout the 20th Century, the world has become a healthier place. By examining the public-health issues and diseases doctors faced during the 1900's, students will compare and contrast life from today vs. life in the 1900's. Their...
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Interdisciplinary Applications of Chemistry Through Engineering in Modern Medicine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the different techniques used in forensic science. In this chemistry lesson, students investigate a fictional crime and identify the culprit. They create a brochure or collage career bulletin.
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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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Brain-Controlled Robotic Arms: Cloze activity with Article

For Students 5th - 9th
Fascinating content about current medical research on brain-controlled prosthetics comes in cloze activity form with a link to the original article. Useful for listening and reading comprehension skills development, and for any science...
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Medicine in Ancient Greece

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore ancient civilizations by researching medical technology. In this modern medicine lesson, 1st graders discuss the modern medical world today and identify the similar ideas shared with Ancient Greece. Students define...
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Captain Lewis and his Medicine Bag

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore medical practices of the early 1800's that were used on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. For this activity, students compare and contrast medical practices, create a list of medical needs for a modern trip and...
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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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Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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Medicine Through Time Giant Crossword

For Students 5th - 6th
In this recognizing the history of medicine crossword worksheet, learners use the across and down clues to review medicine, diseases, and people through time. Students write 31 answers.
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The New Explorers: 20th Century Medicine Man

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students watch an episode of the "New Explorers" that follows ethnobotanist Dr. Mark Plotkin as he travels into the Amazonian rainforest in search of plants that are new to moderen medicine but well known to the indigenous people.
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Leeches and Spiders and Toads, Oh, My! The Emergence of Modern Medicine

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars explore the basic ideas and beliefs about medicine in the 18th and 19th centuries. They write a news account to be published in a "medical journal" developed by the class. Each "article" in the journal should be dated...
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Islamic Scientific Contributions to Civilization

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore several well documented artistic and scientific accomplishments that were discovered or perfected during The Golden Age of Islam. They are staff writers of a magazine who create a feature article about a topic...
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Molecular Medicine Comes of Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners simulate the roles of employees of two fictional pharmaceutical companies to analyze how human genetic variation at a molecular level helps scientist better understand and treat disease. They explain the molecular structure of...
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History of Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ancient, classical, and modern methods of biotechnological methods are introduced in this science PowerPoint. Students should be interested to see how advanced people have been through the ages in adapting their methods to procure...
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Human Population- Changes in Survival Rates Data Interpretation

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this human population changes in survival worksheet, students interpret and plot data to understand the differences in human mortality and survivorship between historic and modern times. They investigate how these changes influence...
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For Teachers K - 8th Standards
The story of Rama and Sita is one of the best-loved and most retold stories from the Ramayana. Learners in grades one through eight learn about heroes, anti-heroes, and Indian literature by reading story cards that summarize the story...
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Phineas Gage: “This I Believe” Venn Diagrams After Reading Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Difficulties with brain injuries still continue today. After reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science, class members read a series of modern personal essays about brain injuries and choose an essay to compare...
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Medieval China: Crash Course History of Science #8

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval Chinese scientists were the masters of invention! Explore the wonders of the Far East through the eighth installment in a 15-part History of Science series. The resource covers contributions to science and technology by dynasty,...

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