We found 51 resources with the concept medical technology
Running a Virochip Experiment
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Thanks to a new understanding of DNA sequencing, doctors now study viruses outside human bodies. Observe an animation of the process using a Virochip to better understand viruses and how they connect to our DNA. By comparing results to...
Medication Safety Patrol: Activity Stations
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Four stations challenge scholars to show what they know about the safety of taking and storing medications. Small groups rotate to read and answer questions regarding prescriptions drugs, examine prescription labels, identify appropriate...
Medication Safety Patrol: Pharmacy Crossword Puzzle
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Nine pages set to a pharmaceutical theme offers scholars the chance to complete five activities. Worksheet pages include a crossword puzzle, drawing, an object sort, and math puzzles using addition, multiplication, and division.
Nanotechnology Grant Proposal Writing
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Please, sir, can I have a few thousand dollars for my research? The last installment in a six-part lesson has the pupils develop a grant proposal. Class members apply their knowledge of skin cancer, ultraviolet radiation, human skin, and...
How a Few Scientists Transformed the Way We Think About Disease
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
During the first few sniffles of a cold, you can't help wondering where you picked up the illness. Watch an Ed Ted video that details the difference between miasma theory and germ theory, and the ways that Dr. John Snow's research...
What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
Phineas Gage: “Medicine: Then and Now” Pre-Reading Activity
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
What did medicine look like a hundred years ago? Two hundred years ago? Invite small groups to conduct research on the history of a chosen medical advancement before reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science....
Medicine's Future? There's an App for That
18 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Printing a Human Kidney
17 mins 11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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,...