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Aging Heart Valves
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In this unit, students learn about the form and function of the ...

In this unit, students learn about the form and function of the human heart through lecture, research and dissection. Following the steps of the Legacy Cycle, students brainstorm, research, design and present viable solutions to various heart conditions as presented through a unit challenge. Additionally, students study how heart valves work and investigate how faulty valves can be replaced with new ones through advancements in engineering and technology. This unit demonstrates to students how and why the heart is such a powerful organ in our bodies

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Technology and Engineering
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Carleigh Samson
Janet Yowell
Michael Duplessis
Victoria Lanaghan
VU Bioengineering RET Program,
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Blood Clots, Polymers and Strokes
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Students are introduced to the circulatory system with an emphasis on the ...

Students are introduced to the circulatory system with an emphasis on the blood clotting process, including coagulation and the formation and degradation of polymers through their underlying atomic properties. They learn about the medical emergency of strokes the loss of brain function commonly due to blood clots including various causes and the different effects depending on the brain location, as well as blood clot removal devices designed by biomedical engineers.

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Technology and Engineering
Education
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Lesson Plan
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TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Azim Laiwalla, Ann McCabe, Carleigh Samson, Victoria Lanaghan
Science and Engineering of the Environment of Los Angeles (SEE-LA) GK-12 Program,
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Blood Pressure Basics
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Students study how heart valves work and investigate how valves that become ...

Students study how heart valves work and investigate how valves that become faulty over time can be replaced with advancements in engineering and technology. Learning about the flow of blood through the heart, students are able to fully understand how and why the heart is such a powerful organ in our bodies.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Life Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Carleigh Samson
Janet Yowell
Michael Duplessis
TeachEngineering.org
Victoria Lanaghan
VU Bioengineering RET Program,
Date Added:
09/18/2014
The Cloning of Cells
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In this lesson, students continue their education on cells in the human ...

In this lesson, students continue their education on cells in the human body. They discuss stem cells and how engineers are involved in the research of stem cell behavior. They learn about possible applications of stem cell research and associated technologies, such as fluorescent dyes for tracking the replication of specific cells.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Christie Chatterley
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Megan Shaw
TeachEngineering.org
Victoria Lanaghan
Date Added:
09/18/2014