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Lesson Plans (4) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Podcasts (4) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Learning Assets (1)


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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: The Virtual Knee Replacement Surgery
Description: In this lesson, students will take on the role of the Surgeon throughout a total knee replacement surgery. Great lesson for an Anatomy and Physiology class with a focus on the Skeletal System.


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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection
Description: This lesson is virtual dissection of Owl Pellets. This interactive website gives the option of dissecting pellets from many kinds of owls. This would be great to use before actually dissecting, because it would help student learn to identify the bones before the actual dissection. This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.  


Thinkfinity Lesson Plans


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Subject: Health, Science
Title: Bear Bones     
Description: This Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how hibernating bears avoid bone loss. An estimated ten million Americans have osteoporosis, an age-related disease in which the bones gradually become brittle and weak. Now, scientists are looking to animals for clues on how to combat this condition. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Health
Title: Finger Length     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about a study that looks to finger length for signs of a man's pre-natal exposure to testosterone. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Title: Having Fun with the Human Skeletal System
Digital Tool: Whack-A-Bone
Digital Tool Description: Whack-A-Bone is an interactive game where students are given human bones to place in the human body and scored on their speed and accuracy. The game focuses on the arm, leg, and core bones of the human body. 


ALEX Podcasts


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The Skeletal System
Overview:
This is a whimsical podcast created, performed, and edited by two 7th grade science students which teaches some facts about bones.


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Body Systems Series:  II - The Skeletal System
Overview:
Explore the skeletal system of the human body with an overview about each group of bones.  Appropriate for grades 6-12.  


Thinkfinity Podcasts


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Subject: Health, Science
Title: Bear Bones     
Description: This Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how hibernating bears avoid bone loss. An estimated ten million Americans have osteoporosis, an age-related disease in which the bones gradually become brittle and weak. Now, scientists are looking to animals for clues on how to combat this condition. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Health
Title: Finger Length     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about a study that looks to finger length for signs of a man's pre-natal exposure to testosterone. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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