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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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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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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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Why Do Hospitals Have Particle Accelerators?

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Viewers gain insight into medical technology with a short video that examines how PET scanners can track FGD injected into a patient's body to find tumors.
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Urinalysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do lab tests reveal about a patient's health? Scholars perform a simulated urinalysis on two different patients by testing color, pH, glucose levels, and protein levels. Then, they compare their findings to what they know passes...
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Medical Instrumentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners 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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Watch Your Thoughts! Diagnostic Imaging and the Brain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the structure and function of the brain and the diagnostic imaging technologies used in brain research. They complete a worksheet and discuss their findings.
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What is Going on with Grandma?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Pupils individually determine what they need to know about osteoporosis and how they will find that information. They share their thoughts with a partner before moving on to share with the class. The class arrives at a list of a set of...
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Health Careers

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Each of the 9 slides have a list of possible careers within areas of the Health industry.  There are no explanations or details of any of the jobs and so this would be useful to introduce the areas and then let the students research some...
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Who Wants to be a Health Care Worker?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A PowerPoint-based game, reminiscent of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" introduces players to a wide range of health care professions. This resource is meant to be used as a career exploration activity for your high-schoolers.
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Artificial Limbs & Robotics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students design and build a mechanism to retrieve wrapped candy through a small hole (e.g. through the top of a water cooler jug). They gain an appreciation for the challenges faced by people who have lost the use of their limbs. They ...
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Circulation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students define the functions of the circulatory system.  In this body circulation lesson plan students see how engineers have involvement with the circulatory system. 
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Problem Solving in Genetic Disorders

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A class of older and academically mature young scholars are divided into pairs, usually one male and one female and are told that they are expecting a child. Unfortunately, their child may or may not have inherited some form of genetic...
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Problem Solving In Genetic Disorders

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the causes and effects of genetic disorders. They examine the phenotype and genotype of individuals and predict the recurrenence risks. Students generate a Punnett square and construct pedigree charts.
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ADHD - A Focus on the Brain

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars research the disease of ADHD and how it effects the brain. They specifically look at how the neurochemicals of the brain affect the behavior of individuals with ADHD. Students also explore and discuss some of the different...
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From Leeches to Liver Pills: Medicine in the 19th Century

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate the conditions of life and medicine for people in the 19th century. In this history of medicine lesson, students discuss the current ways to stay healthy. Students research developments during this period and create...
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Simulated Genetic Counseling Session

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students, in groups, prepare a family history for a family with a genetic condition. They simulate a genetic counseling session and listen to a guest lecture by a genetic counselor.

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