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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.


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.  


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Subject: Health
Title: Finger Length      Add Bookmark
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.
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Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



Subject: Health, Science
Title: Bear Bones      Add Bookmark
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.
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Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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