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Challenges of Laparoscopic Surgery
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Get some laparoscopic training without the pain with an activity that challenges class members to find out what it is like to perform laparoscopic surgery. Teams perform three different tasks and quantify their performance. The activity...
Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
Lesson Plan: “Seeing the Way: A Brief History of Cataract Surgery”
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After looking at the history of cataract surgery techniques, your high schoolers will have a new perspective on medical and scientific advances. Kids alternate between watching short video clips, class discussion, and computer research....
You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery
9th - 12th
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get...
Medical Treatment in World War 1
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
A world war costing millions of lives actually also saved millions of humans at the same time. Scholars investigate the advancements of medicine in the 25th lesson of a 32-part series on the Great War. A short video clip results in open...
Using Blood-Typing to Determine Causes of Death in Surgery Patients
9th - 12th
In this simulation activity, young biologists examine blood types to determine whether the death rate in a hospital was caused because of incorrect identification of patient blood types. You will need obtain and follow the procedures of...