PBS - Scientific American Frontier:Affairs of the Heart:Teaching Guide:Exploring Vessel Physics

Students explore the relationship between pressure and vessel diameter. They are given an open-ended design challenge in which they engineer their own remote repair device. Students see a model that represents how elevated blood pressure may affect weakened vessels.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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