Medical Technology Teacher Resources
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Programming the "Rinse Robot"
Experienced chemistry technicians use then layer chromatography to discover how much of a free compound is left after each rinse cycle. Where this could obviously be used as a practice with chromatography technique, it can also be used in a technology course when examining drug development and medical technology.
9th - Higher Ed Science
A Brave New World?
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 participate in class discussions.
11th Social Studies & History
How to Make an Artificial Organ
High schoolers design bionic organs or limbs. In this medical technology lesson plan, 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 replacement of their own.
9th - 12th Science
Printing a Human Kidney
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, shares in this film about his research.
17 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Germ Relay Race
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 disease and how it may have influenced the way doctors practiced medicine.
The Connection Between Medicine, Ethics, and Law: The Right to Die
Students in a special education class examine the United States Constitution. Using the text, they answer five research questions and discuss the amendments that concern medicine, ethics and law of the right to die issue. They develop their own opinions on the issue and present them to the class as a presentation or debate.
7th - 8th Science
A New Life Convention
Students create a presentation and package of materials based on their research to be presented at a fictional science conference. Given a specific scenario, students research various body systems and how they work in conjunction. Their findings are presented to the class at their science conference.
5th - 6th Science
Human Cloning, Genetic Engineering and Privacy
Review the aspects of human cloning and the moral issues associated with it. Individually, your learners will keep a list of the articles related to this issue and research issues related to the ethic issues people are concerned with. After reading various linked resources, they participate in a debate which they state their argument on the right to privacy in issues associated with cloning and genetic engineering.
8th - 12th Science
Bioethics and Effective Health Care
High Schoolers participate in a class discussion on the ethical issues faced in the health care industry today. In groups, they develop their own definition of bioethics and role play the role of one of the various types of members of different ethical systems.
9th - 12th Health
The Case of the Biological Biosphere: Health, Math, Technology
Students investigate various aspects of the human body in this imaginative Tree House Detective episode about the biological biosphere. In a series of They take measurements, analyze data, and use technology. The lessons revolve around a video which is not provided on the website.
5th - 7th Math
HIV and Flu -- The Vaccine Strategy
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 fear.
21 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable