Exploring Bone Mineral Density

Bone up on bone density. The second installment of the seven-part series has pupils read articles on two different websites to learn about bone density and its measurement, as well as X-rays and other imaging tools. A quiz assesses their understanding of the material.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Book a computer lab for the activity
  • Have classmates work in pairs, especially if the number of available computers is a factor
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should have some background information on bone density from the previous lesson
Pros
  • Provides article questions in both Word and PDF forms, allowing for easy editing
  • Includes direct links to articles
Cons
  • Resource includes some typos