Magnetic Resonance Imaging

The capstone lesson in a 14-part series focuses on the basics of magnetic resonance imaging and the hardware of the machines. Pupils use this information and the material learned throughout the unit to develop a presentation on safety factors of MRIs and how they work.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Invite staff members from the local hospital to attend the presentations
Classroom Considerations

  • Divide students into small groups to develop their projects
  • The time allotted for presentations and the number of groups could cause the lesson to take several days
Pros

  • The resource has the pupils assimilate the previous nine lessons
  • More detailed information on the operation of an MRI is available at the listed website
Cons

  • The FDA document has been removed from its website
Included Materials - Join to Access

  • Grand Challenge Project
  • Go Public Grading
  • Project
  • Vocabulary
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