Scientastic Dr. Diagnosis

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After viewing the Scientastic! episode, “Sticks and Stones,” students will further explore the anatomy of bones, diagnosis of broken bones, and healing and regenerative medicine in this hands-on learning activity.

Students travel to six stations in pairs or groups where they will read a short story about a person who broke a bone and view an x-ray and model of the broken bone. They “repair” each bone with a set of materials, such as a scaffold made of salt dough, and record their diagnoses in a medical journal. After, they discuss their findings with their classmates.

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Pollock, John A – PhD