Prosthetics Teacher Resources

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Prosthetic Prototype

For Students 3rd - 10th
Could the next innovation in biomedical engineering come from someone in your class? With a list of household supplies and an assignment to create a prosthetic prototype, your future scientists work to build a durable and life-like limb...
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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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Prosthetic Party

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students examine human anatomy by creating a prosthetic limb.  In this medical engineering lesson, students view numerous images of prosthetics used in science today and define several medical terms associated with prosthetics.  Students...
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Medical Instrumentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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Design of Adaptive Prosthetics

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders work together to create a presentation of a prosthetic device.  In this prosthetic lesson students design a portfolio of the steps in creating a prosthetic device. 
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Bio-Medical Timeline

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine bio-medical or agricultural technologies.  In this technology lesson students create an individual presentation and display. 
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Brain-Controlled Robotic Arms: Cloze activity with Article

For Students 5th - 9th
Fascinating content about current medical research on brain-controlled prosthetics comes in cloze activity form with a link to the original article. Useful for listening and reading comprehension skills development, and for any science...
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A Light Switch for Neurons

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Hear Ed Boyden, an MIT neuroscientist, divulge how the brain processes light and how he has succeeded in curing blindness in mice. There is a brighter future for many humans suffering blindness as prosthetic eyes are developed! Inspire...
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Extending Human Ability Through Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore how technology has been used to enhance human abilities. Using the internet, they watch a short video about prosthetics. They compare and contrast how prosthetics have changed over the years as technology has become...
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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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Design of Adaptive Prosthetics

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders participate in a activity brings together technology and science that is designed for the technology education classroom. It can be taught individually by the technology education teacher or in collaboration with the...
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Bio-Medical Timeline

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study past, present and emerging assistive or production technologies and the technology transfers that made these developments possible. Assessment comes from teacher observation and use of grading rubrics for each of...
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A Leg to Stand On

For Students 6th - 12th
Give your learners a leg up in their study of engineering. Groups design and create a prothestic for a leg. They test out their designs for strength, stability, durability, and comfort.
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Artificial Limbs & Robotics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars 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. ...
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Innovations in Surgery and Reproductive Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Workshop: Health Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct Internet research in order to better understand the concepts of sustainable health design. In this design and architecture lesson, students gather data and creat a materials kit that responds to the challenges of...
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Muscles, Oh My!

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students explore the human muscular system. In this science lesson, students discuss how engineering is related to the field of bio-mechanics and human movement.

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