Medical Technology Teacher Resources

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TeachEngineering: Feel Better Faster - All about Flow Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To gain a basic understanding of microfluidic devices, how they are developed, and their uses in the medical field, young STEM engineers learn about how flow rates relate to the speed at which medicine affects the body. What they learn...
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TeachEngineering: Keepers of the Gate

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Red Rover, Red Rover, send young intracellular engineers right over! In this unit of the TeachEngineering series, scholars tackle the challenge of determining why Grandmother’s suggestion of gargling with salt water to relieve a sore...
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TeachEngineering: Using Nanoparticles to Detect, Treat and Protect from Skin Cancer

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young scientists take on the role of biomedical engineers as they accept the challenge of using nanoparticles to help detect, treat, and protect people from skin cancer. Researchers perform hands-on activities to become familiar with the...
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TeachEngineering: Skeletal System

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The five lessons in the TeachEngineering: Skeletal System unit module are designed for honors anatomy and physiology classes. Young biomedical researchers are challenged to consider the case of a grandmother who fell and fractured her...
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How to Make an Artificial Organ

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students design bionic organs or limbs. In this medical technology lesson, students view a video about artificial organs and prosthetic limbs. They research the medical technology behind these advances and work to design a organ or limb...
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Germ Relay Race

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research changes in medical technology and practice that took place in North Carolina between the years of 1870 and 1930. They also examine the difference between the "Humeral Theory" of disease and the "Germ Theory" of...
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Bodies and Dollars: Crash Course History of Science #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Advances in medical and pharmaceutical treatments have an interesting history. A video discusses these advances from a personal perspective. The narrator explains how changes in medical technology affect humans and the world around them.
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Printing a Human Kidney

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Biotechnology has allowed us to engineer transplantable bladders and other organs successfully. The hope is to someday be able to engineer kidneys, and so save many lives. Dr. Anthony Atala, who specializes in regenerative medicine,...
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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 instructional activity 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...
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Tissue Mechanics

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Engage your class by showing them how silly putty and human tissues are alike. Pupils learn more about tissue mechanics by reflecting upon their experiences with silly putty. The lesson covers   collagen, elastin, and proteoglycans and...
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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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A Brave New World?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the way emerging medical technologies contribute to desirable and undesirable outcomes. They read and discuss news articles and editorials, and conduct Internet research. Students contribute to a Web Log, and...
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What Are Stem Cells?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost every cell in the body has a special job. Part of the Fuse School Genetics playlist, the video discusses the few unspecialized cells, called stem cells. It explains where they are found, what they do, and why they raise ethical...
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HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the biggest threat to a mass number of humans? Not natural disasters, but rather, pandemics! With a lecture and slide show, the speaker discusses how medical technology in the form of vaccines is bringing an end to suffering and...
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Urine Jeopardy

For Students 6th - 8th
Urine can tell us a lot about what is happening in our bodies. In a hands-on activity, scholars administer pH, glucose, ketone, and protein tests to a sample of "urine" solution made from household ingredients. Their results lead them to...
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Career Connections | Sonographer

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewImagine using an ultrasound probe that can take pictures of what's going on inside the body. A sonographer gets to do just that. Find out about the many career options in this medical field by watching a short video.
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Keepers of the Gate Journal and Brainstorm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The second segment of a seven-part series reviews the challenge of determining whether gargling with salt water helps a sore throat. Individuals journal what they know about the challenge and what they are trying to figure out to...
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Running a Virochip Experiment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thanks to a new understanding of DNA sequencing, doctors now study viruses outside human bodies. Observe an animation of the process using a Virochip to better understand viruses and how they connect to our DNA. By comparing results to...
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Amazon Adventure: A Case Study in Medical Technology and Bioethics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore a case study. They use problem solving skills to determine initial procedures or experiments necessary slow disease and develop a drug. Students examine FDA drug approval procedures. They consider environmental 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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Health Careers

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewScholars select a health and/or medical science career and, using various sources, research to find out as much as they can about what the job involves. They research the kind of education and training required and the cost of that...
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Go Public: Osteoporosis Brochure

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Osteoporosis and family — notice the connection between the two. Pairs develop a brochure to educate the public about osteoporosis in the last portion of the six-part series. The teams draw on the information learned throughout the unit...
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How Effective is Your Sunscreen?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Protect skin from UV radiation! Groups design and conduct an experiment to test the effectiveness of UV safety products. The groups collect the data from the experiment and prepare a lab report. In the second day of the activity,...
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Cell Membrane Experimental Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Grandma said to gargle with salt water for a sore throat. Was she right? In the last part of the seven-part unit, lab groups design an experiment to test a cells reaction to salt solutions. The pupils conduct their experiment to answer...