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An in-depth look at medicinal plants awaits your college-level future pharmacy techs. This reads like a textbook with loads of information and a few accompanying photos and diagrams. Have learners read through the slides as homework. Create a reading guide or a set of comprehension questions to answer afterwards.
Veterinary Medicine: merit badge
In this veterinary medicine worksheet, students use their workbook to answer short answer questions about veterinary medicine. Students complete 6 questions total to get their merit badge.
Medicine's Future? There's an App for That
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 is the exponential rate at which technologies are becoming faster, smaller, cheaper, and overall better. Use this video to introduce an engineering design project related to the field of medicine, or to explain the concept of exponential growth to your math class. Note that STD testing and colonoscopy technologies are referenced, so be sure the content is appropriate for your students.
Medicine from the Ocean
If you are looking for Internet research ideas for your life science class, here's one that focuses on a fascinating topic: the ocean as a resource for medicine. Researchers use the web to explore marine organisms that provide medicine components, marine-related careers, and coral reefs. A series of worksheets guides them to predetermined websites and keeps them on-task with comprehension questions.
Physical Education Lesson Plan - Medicine Ball
Use the medicine ball to help young learners develop strength in the core muscle groups. The Russian twists develop oblique strength, push-ups develop triceps strength, sit-ups work on abdominal strength, and squats develop quadriceps strength. Demonstrate how to do these exercises and then set them up in small groups to practice.
George's Marvelous Medicine
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book George's Marvelous Medicine. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Medicine Boy Scout Merit Badge Workbook
In this Boy Scout merit badge workbook, students complete 7 pages of multiple step, short answer questions about the study of medicine. They investigate the history of medicine, health care roles, and describe medical specialties.
Substances Used In Medicine
In this medicine history worksheet, middle schoolers study prehistoric, Egyptian, Greek and Roman medicines. As they read the article, they also study the use of medicines from the Middle Ages into the 20th century.
Medicine, Technology and Society
Students compare and contrast traditional Chinese and contemporary Western approaches to medicine. They bring a rational and scientific approach to the evaluation of alternative medicines. They study acupuncture from a Chinese and Western perspective.
Health Medicine Lab
Dtudents become familiar with medicine labels for common drugs and medicines. They rotate from station to station in a group of 2 or 3 people and find the answers to questions.
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.
Students examine changes in technology, medicine and health that took place between 1870m and 1930. In this social development lesson students participate in games and simulations, create graphs and charts to evaluate the changes that have taken place in society in North Carolina.
Do Medicines Grow on Trees and Plants?
Students study the importance of preserving rainforest. They investigate the uses of rainforest plants for medicinal uses by participating in rainforest immersion activities.
Introduction to the Medicine Wheel
Fifth graders examine the Ojibway teachings of the Medicine Wheel. In this Medicine Wheel lesson, 5th graders experience the story of the Medicine Wheel. Students learn specific Ojibway words and create a Medicine Wheel mobile.
Is laughter really the best medicine? Middle and high schoolers discuss the truth behind this adage by reading and discussing a New York Times article about Dr. Patch Adams. They participate in a round-table debate in response to quotations from an interview with Dr. Adams (included here).
Lesson Plan: Breaking the Rules
Breaking the rules isn't always a bad thing, sometimes it pushes the boundaries of the imagination. Young art enthusiasts examine the Kevin Red Star piece, Knows Her Medicine Crow Indian. They analyze how the artist broke rules during his creative process. They then brainstorm three rules or conventions used in writing, they break those rules in order to compose an original, creative written work.
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. Inspire young bioengineers to pursue noble tasks with this talk.
What is a Medicine?
Learners brainstorm ideas about what makes a substance a "medicine" to determine their preconceptions about medicines. They evaluate whether certain substances should be defined as "medicines' and examine various systems of medicine.
Students identify reasons why people take medicines. In this medicine lesson plan, students are shown different medicines and discuss why people might take them. The teacher poses different scenarios about when it is safe and unsafe to take certain medicines. Students come up with safety rules for medicines, and fill out a worksheet on medicine safety.
Students become critical thinkers about substances that are called medicines and it guides them into an inquiry process of carrying out their own investigations of the attributes of some common herbal remedies.