How Light Technology Is Changing Medicine

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite a medical technician to speak to the class about diagnostic tools, technology, and light imaging
  • Have groups investigate how scientists have reimagined roles for various optical technologies and report their findings to the class
  • Ask class members to explore the links provided as homework
Classroom Considerations

  • The explanations are very detailed and filled with scientific vocabulary; provide viewers with a list of terms and have them record definitions in their science journals
Pros

  • The animations and explanations make clear complex concepts
Cons

  • None
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