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Challenges of Laparoscopic Surgery

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Get some laparoscopic training without the pain with an activity that challenges class members to find out what it is like to perform laparoscopic surgery. Teams perform three different tasks and quantify their performance. The activity...
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Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
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Laparoscopic Surgery

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Nobody is as smart as all of us together. In a collaborative learning activity, scholars learn it takes a team to be successful in laparoscopic surgeries. Groups complete the laparoscopic task as a team and discuss their results to...
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Lesson Plan: “Seeing the Way: A Brief History of Cataract Surgery”

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After looking at the history of cataract surgery techniques, your high schoolers will have a new perspective on medical and scientific advances. Kids alternate between watching short video clips, class discussion, and computer research....
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Syntax Surgery

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What makes a good sentence? Give your kiddos some hands-on learning with this fun activity. The teacher collects sentences from magazines, stories, his or her students, and cuts them apart. Then, in pairs or independently, kids...
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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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You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
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Science of Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Show your health class the issues someone with morbid obesity faces. Follow Francis Serrano, who at 500 pounds undergoes gastric bypass surgery in order to lose weight. Use this to show a personal story of someone who chooses this option.
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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 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 laparoscopic...
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Simulation of Laparoscopic Surgery Lab

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students, having learned how to manipulate the instruments, insert the instruments into the "ports" of the plastic membrane, trying to clip, cut, staple the sponge organ according to the function of the instrument.
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Innovations in Surgery and Reproductive Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine significant innovations in surgery and reproductive health.  For this surgery lesson students view a video and answer the given questions. 
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%$?# Allergies!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
About 40,000 people have sinus surgery every year, hoping to relieve sinus congestion due to allergies. Learners see why some people have allergies and others don't. From flowers' pollen to pet dander, some human immune systems are...
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Peripheral Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The brain does not feel pain, which is why surgeons can perform brain surgery without anesthesia or while the patient is awake. Pupils see how the peripheral nervous system allows humans to feel pain. The narrator explores the afferent...
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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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Breaking News: Chinese Writer to Have Shakespeare's Face

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore current events by completing a list of worksheet activities. In this William Shakespeare lesson, students identify a resident of China who wishes to undergo plastic surgery to give himself the face of William...
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Losing Face or Saving Face?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the recent partial face transplant in Ameiens, France and the ensuing public debate on extreme plastic surgery. They participate in a fishbowl discussion on the ethics and implications of future face transplants.
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TECH:Medical Technology - Diagnostic (HST)

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore medical terminology used in diagnosis. They explore the dexterity needed by a doctor to perform surgery. Students explore diagnostic methods used today in the medical field, X-rays, Ultrasound, MRI, CT-PET Scans, and...
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Using Blood-Typing to Determine Causes of Death in Surgery Patients

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this simulation activity, young biologists examine blood types to determine whether the death rate in a hospital was caused because of incorrect identification of patient blood types. You will need obtain and follow the procedures of...
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Lasers Saving Sight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review some basic biology by talking about how the eye works. They cover the concepts behind laser surgery as a treatment for saving sight. They begin to recognize the overlap of disciplines (physics and biology) required for...
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History & Trends in Health Care

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
From the ancient Romans' efforts to drain marshland in order to reduce malaria, to Louis Pasteur's vaccinations for rabies and anthrax, discover the evolution of health care methods and documentation throughout history. Each slide in...
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Nouns

For Students Pre-K - K
In this grammar worksheet, students complete 20 sentences by filling in the correct word. All of the words include nouns, such as restaurant and dental surgery.
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How Does Chemotherapy Treat Breast Cancer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Cancer treatments sure have changed over the years. A short video focuses on current and historical treatments for breast cancer. It covers surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, targeted therapies, and hormone therapies.
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Nervous Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the nervous system's workings by first looking at the brain and its two hemispheres. Using the example of a split-brain surgery done for epilepsy, the function of language and vision is shown with an interactive component. Paul...
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Correcting Vision

For Students 9th - 12th
A video explains the two most common vision problems, nearsightedness and farsightedness. It includes detail of what causes each and how they can be corrected using lenses and surgery. 

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