Bone Density Challenge Introduction

This Bone Density Challenge Introduction lesson plan also includes:

Can you use X-rays to measure bone mineral density? This is the essential question that learners must answer in the first installment of a seven-part series. They brainstorm ideas about necessary background information and what they already know about X-rays and bone density.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct a cross-curricular lesson with the math, science, and technology departments
Classroom Considerations

  • There is an associated activity for the lesson, so allow time in class or plan to complete it the next day
  • Lesson assumes the class has journals for writing; if these are not available, have individuals write in their notebooks

  • Provides links to websites for further information

  • This is not a fully fledged lesson; it only provides an introduction to unit