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The Medical Terminology “Cheat Sheet” Every Healthcare Pro Needs [Infographic]
For those of you who don't remember your Latin roots, here are some common medical prefixes and postfixes. Designed for doctors/nurses in training, but since many of us have to make our own medical decisions, it could be useful for anyone.
Maxwell Quick Medical Reference, ISBN 978-0-9645191-4-5
The electrical impulse moves through the heart as it contracts between 60 to 140 times a minute, depending on age of person. The contractions of ventricles represents a single heartbeat. Atria contraction is a little faster then the ventricles so the blood empties into the ventricle before their contraction.
DNA Crime Lab! Can you solve the case?
Each group is given a long paper strip of DNA, the story of the missing necklace and directions on how to fingerprint and sequence their DNA. Scissors act as the restriction enzyme, cutting the DNA between every CCGG into varied length segments. As the segments are pasted into the corresponding rows on the sequencing board (imitating gel electrophoresis), the DNA fingerprint of each suspect will emerge. So, who stole the necklace? Be a crime stopper!
Teaching about Karyotypes and Chromosomes - Science and Math with Mrs. Lau
My students have always been fascinated with karyotypes. I usually teach about karyotypes right after long unit on cellular respiration and photosynthesis, right before I get into mitosis and meiosis. Students often have a lot of misconceptions about chromosomes and karyotypes. Here are a few web resources and teaching ideas you can use when teaching …