Biomedical Engineering Lesson Plan: can you 'touch' with no hands?

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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Would you still be able to 'feel' objects if you did not have hands? In this lesson, students act as biomedical engineers as they rotate through stations to explore the sense of touch. Students then apply concepts supporting MS-LS1-8 to determine how a biomedical engineer could mimic the real sense of human touch. Purchase includes:

1. engaging in-person lesson plan written in 5E format, spanning 90 minutes

2. access to online biomedical engineer career exploration resource including virtual job shadow YouTube video, fun career focused 'try it' activity, and career information sheet (in English and Spanish)

3. student worksheet pack to guide through all lesson components

4. answer key, as well as rubric for exit ticket

This resource works best with in-person learning.

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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories. Assessment does not include mechanisms for the transmission of this information.


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