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What is Personalized Medicine?
Genetics learners read an article and watch a video about personalized medicine and the hope it holds for treating patients more specifically than doctors currently are able to. They research, design, and produce a brochure about the possibilities.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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.
18 mins 9th - 12th Math 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Does Mother Nature Know Best?
Investigate herbal medicine in the science or health classroom with this lesson from the New York Times. After a discussion about class members beliefs about and experiences with herbal medicines, pupils read an article that might impact their opinions.
6th - 12th Science 29 Views 116 Downloads
Then and Now: Public Health from 1900 to Today
Throughout the 20th Century, the world has become a healthier place. By examining the public-health issues and diseases doctors faced during the 1900's, students will compare and contrast life from today vs. life in the 1900's. Their understanding of cures, medicines, and why lifespan has increased by 30 years will develop through an investigation and creation of a web page.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads
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.
Higher Ed Science 5 Views 19 Downloads
Breaking News English: Medicine
In this medicine worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about medicine.
5th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Medicine Through Time: Factors
Whether you call it factors, chain of events, or cause and effect, something usually impacts how other things occur or function. This presentation looks at the major factors that influenced medical advancements throughout history. Factors such as government, individuals, religion, and warfare are all described in relation to how each affected the medical world.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 12 Downloads
Introduction to the Medicine Wheel
Fifth graders examine the Ojibway teachings of the Medicine Wheel. In this Medicine Wheel lesson plan, 5th graders experience the story of the Medicine Wheel. Students learn specific Ojibway words and create a Medicine Wheel mobile.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
What are Safe and Unsafe Drugs/Medicines/Objects?
Students examine safe and healthy scenarios. As a class, they participate in an activity in which they identify a situation as either safe or unsafe as well as healthy or unhealthy. Once class activity is complete, individuals repeat the activity on their own.
K Health 3 Views 30 Downloads
Students examine changes in technology, medicine and health that took place between 1870m and 1930. In this social development lesson plan students participate in games and simulations, create graphs and charts to evaluate the changes that have taken place in society in North Carolina.
7th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 22 Downloads
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 18 Views 22 Downloads
Medical Explorer: The Big Idea
Read informational text which relays how medical care differs around the globe and throughout history. There are three separate lessons, each focused on a particular case study, regional medical availability, and cultural norms. Learners use the provided information to analyze and research a medical condition and possible treatment plan.
5th - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 803 Downloads
Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance - Plyometric Workout - Medicine Ball
Take a look at this lower body plyometric workout using a medicine ball. There are four rounds, each with three exercises. Since there are quite a few jumping exercises, be sure to take care of those knees. Work hard, but don't overdo it. This is not presented as a lesson, but can be used as a reference that describes how to do each of the exercises.
7th - 12th Physical Education 5 Views 6 Downloads
Modeling the Effects of Drugs
Students explore the concept of modeling data. In this modeling data instructional activity, students determine how long it takes for drugs to exit the blood stream. Students plot the line y=x and compare it to the line representing the drug dose.
11th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 15 Downloads
Microbes and Disease
Discuss how diseases have impacted human history. Divide your class into groups and assign each group one of the following: tuberculosis, malaria, plague, cholera, smallpox, and AIDS. They read up on, complete a concept map, and present to the rest of the class their assigned disease.
5th - 8th Science 87 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
North Dakota Plants with Medicinal Value
Students use the internet and plant guides and other resources to identify plants and their medicinal importance as seen by the Native Americans. They view a copy of the Lewis and Clark journal that held photos of the plants of their herbarium.
11th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads