Pathology Teacher Resources
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Using Commas I
Learning the proper way to use a comma takes a lot of practice. Use this resource to focus on four of the main rules. Writers review using a comma (and a FANBOYS) to join two independent clauses, separate items in a series, separate adjectives, and avoid misreading. The second page houses the answers to each of the 15 practice sentences.
Cardiac Arrest! Using Forensics to Investigate Cardiovascular Anatomy and Function
Students identify the different parts and functions of the cardiovascular system. In this forensics lesson, students collect and analyze evidence on a fictional crime. They describe different causes of cardiac arrest.
Language Dialects and the Film "Nell"
Students view the film "Nell" and analyze it for presentation of language pathologies and dialects. They consider the definition of dialect, research phonetic representation of dialects and observe their own communities for speech patterns.
Plant Disease Identification and Classification by Using Sterile Techniques
Seventh graders identify how to use sterile techniques when identifying plant pathogens. In this plant diseases lesson students complete a lab activity in which they see how plant diseases are identified and classified.
Students examine a website devoted to sharing smallpox facts. They are to focus on the history of the diesease, how to prevent it and the pathology involved. They discover information about the smallpox vaccine and how it can be used as a weapon.
Students discuss the nervous system and its pathology. They are then able to explain what neural physiology is. They use this game to further help them to develop clear meaning of the nervous system.
Poe's Short Stories Study Questions & Essay Topics
For this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Edgar Allan Poe's short stories. Students may check some of their answers online.
Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Knee Joint
Students examine human anatomy with a focus on the knee joint. In groups, they research the chemical makeup of human bones and explain the different types of joints found in the body. To end the lesson, they identify the other structures needed in order for movements and describe the most common knee injuries and their treatment.
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Four scenarios of unusual human behaviors are given to your psychology class. Based on their knowledge of brain anatomy and function, they consider what parts of the brain might be affected in order to result in the behaviors. This case study activity is a fascinating introduction into neurology and pathology of the human brain.
Crime Scene Investigation . . . What is Forensic Pathology?
Grab career explorers' attention with pictures of televisions' most popular crime scene investigation teams. Then introduce them to the real deal; forensic pathology. This PowerPoint brings out the responsibilities and required skills for the profession. They are presented with a few different scenes to investigate. In this way they test their observation skills and their propensity for the profession.
Pathology of The Cardiovascular System
In this health worksheet, students find the words that are associated with the diseases of the cardiovascular system. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Kids create bottle habitats to see what happens to aquatic environments when the balance disrupted by climate change. In groups of four, the class will construct two habitats. Over a one-month period, they will record what they observe every day. They research pond ecology to learn more about the habitats they created and then discuss what they've learned in relation to their observations.
The Human Body
Elementary schoolers use the Internet in order to explore topics related to the human body and its systems. An impressive, 15-page lesson plan that should leave your charges with a much better understanding of the human body and how its systems interact with each other. All of the websites necessary to implement the learning activities are present, and the instructions are clearly laid out. Terrific!
How can a tiny fungus bring down an entire species of trees? High school ecologists read about chestnut blight, then learn firsthand about the effects of damage to a plant's xylem by cutting notches in celery and observing the results over the next four days. After analyzing the data they have collected, learners write a paragraph discussing the effects on plants when their vascular systems are damaged.
Tracking a Potato Killer: using Longitude and Latitude to Map the Spread of P. Infestans
Where did the potato famine in the United States in the 1840s begin? After reading about the potato disease, young scientists will hypothesize about the type of disease and its origin. Then, using newspaper articles and other data, learners use latitude and longitude to map the instances of the disease, then analyze the data to try to trace its origin.
Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool
Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik town hall meeting.
Tech: Medical Forensics
High schoolers explore what it takes to be a forensic scientist or pathologist. They view a PowerPoint, discuss what education and skills are needed to succeed as a pathologist. They play a game to test their observation skills, a skill needed to be a scientist.
Atomic Absorption Determination of Zinc and Copper in a Multivitamin
Advanced lab apprentices prepare zinc and copper solutions to which they will compare the same minerals from a multivitamin. Using absorption spectroscopy, they analyze the contents of the multivitamin for concentration. This lab can be used when studying emission spectra in a chemistry or physics class. Note that you will need to rely solely on the student instructions as no teacher's notes are provided.
Reaching Into Your Genes
Learners interact with a video to explore the basis for the science of chromosomes. They perform a chromosomal analysis called a karyotype and explore how seemingly minute errors in chromosomes can lead to devastating illnesses.
Students assess what environmental conditions best contribute to preservation and mummification by participating in a multi-day 'apple mummification' lab.