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34 resources with the concept the history of medicine

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The Surprising Cause of Stomach Ulcers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
That raging fire in your belly is not necessarily the burrito you had for lunch! Aspiring doctors get an in-depth look at the cause of stomach ulcers with an interesting video. The narrator discusses ulcer treatments of the past, how...
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A Brief History of Cannibalism

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A short video traces the practice of cannibalism through history and across cultures. Viewers may be shocked to learn the extend to which it is practiced today, even in the United States.
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World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
World War I was known for its gruesome battlefields and horrific injuries. Using photographs from a battlefield surgeon's scrapbook, scholars see first-hand what life was like in the trenches. After creating a timeline of the war using...
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Biomedicine: Crash Course History of Science #34

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Track biomedicine advances from the early 1800s to today! Young scholars learn about groundbreaking discoveries in medicine throughout history in the 34th installment of a larger Crash Course History of Science series. The lesson...
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Marie Curie and Spooky Rays: Crash Course History of Science #31

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Marie Curie overcame limitations to become the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. A video presentation outlines her work and discoveries in radioactivity. The narrator gives a timeline of her achievements as she sacrificed her own...
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The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did scientists move beyond the medical ideas of Galen? Dissect the past with the 15th installment in a History of Science video series. Topics include Vesalius' dissections, the microscope, and mapping the human body.
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are so many medieval buildings still standing today? And, how did ancient builders learn such skills? Discover the amazing feats of medieval engineers with part 11 in a 15-installment History of Science series. The narrator describes...
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Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Medieval Islamicate World was truly a world of wonders! Clocks with gears, armillary spheres ... and robots that played music? Journey to ancient Baghdad, the center of science and math with the seventh video in a History of Science...
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Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn about the study of medications, including those found in nature and those made synthetically. The first of four lessons in a series on pharmacology includes lectures, hands-on experiments, research, and more.
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The Woman Who Saved the U.S. Space Race (And Other Unsung Scientists)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Check out these Wonder Women! Introduce young scientists to some of the most amazing ladies the scientific community has seen. With stories from medicine, agriculture, and the Space Program, learners witness how women have played a...
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How Aspirin Was Discovered

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Got a headache? Here's some willow bark! Young scholars discover the origins of aspirin that date back 4,000 years. They see that chewing this willow bark became known for its pain relief properties and was the precursor to the aspirin...
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Does Cough Medicine Really Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
There is no good evidence supporting the effectiveness of cough medicine. Although marketing and consumerism leads to a billion dollar industry, research does not show consistent results. An episode of the ACS Reaction series explores...
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Disease! Crash Course World History 203

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
International exploration and trade have largely carved out the world we know now. However, these historical movements often contributed to widespread pandemics of diseases, including the Bubonic Plague and other regional illnesses that...
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Weird Diagnostics

For Students 9th - 12th
Trained dogs are much better at detecting some types of cancer than any test humans have created. The video explains weird ways of diagnosing illnesses. It covers having a dog sniff you for cancer, smelling your breath, tasting urine,...
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Big Idea: Blood Transfusions

For Students 9th - 12th
For most of history, people did not know what blood did or how it was created, which made the idea of putting blood into a person sound ludicrous. After years of science, and many extremely negative reactions, scientists have found a way...
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How a Few Scientists Transformed the Way We Think About Disease

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
During the first few sniffles of a cold, you can't help wondering where you picked up the illness. Watch an Ed Ted video that details the difference between miasma theory and germ theory, and the ways that Dr. John Snow's research...
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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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Phineas Gage: Questioning Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Focus on chapter two of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science with a questioning activity. After teaching and modeling several types of questions, learners work with partners and then independently to answer and...
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Phineas Gage: “Medicine: Then and Now” Pre-Reading Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What did medicine look like a hundred years ago? Two hundred years ago? Invite small groups to conduct research on the history of a chosen medical advancement before reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science....
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Robert Boyle and Medical Reform in the 17th Century

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Introduce pupils to the work of Robert Boyle and his influence on medical practice through a series of informational texts and discussion questions.
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Out and About: The History of Medicine

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the history of medicine. In this medicine lesson, students may visit the Thackray Medical Museum, the Old Operating Theatre, or the Edward Jenner Museum in Britain online or in-person to discover details about...
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Individuals in Medicine – Who am I?

For Students 7th - 12th
In this history of medicine activity activity, students examine 12 pictures and descriptions of significant people who made contributions in the field of medicine. Students identify each of the people described.