Tag Archives: High School Science

Designing a Prosthetic Hand an Engaging STEM Challenge for Anatomy

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A Fun Christmas PBL Activity for Forensics!

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Case of the Missing Coat: A Christmas Crime Scene PBL for Forensics

What Happens When Santa Realizes His Magic Coat Was Stolen From His Closet? …… He calls 911 and deploys E.L.F.S. (Evidence Locating Forensic Squad) This time of the year is just wonderful hectic! My students are tired and stressed. I … Continue reading

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Zombie Wound Healing Lab REVISED for 2021!

What do you get when you cross petroleum jelly, food coloring/fake blood, toilet tissue, and cocoa powder? A fun, engaging lab activity for your Integumentary System unit, of course! My students sometimes think studying the Integumentary System can be a … Continue reading

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The Pink Eye of Death– A Medical Mystery

SciFri · The Pink Eye of Death Your Mission Step 1: Listen to Dr. Judy Melinek describe this baffling case from the link above (or read the transcript below): Here’s the case: A 30-year-old man goes into an emergency room and … Continue reading

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Need a Cute Activity for Valentine’s Day? Create an “Anatomically Correct” Valentine!! Now with UPDATED DIAGRAMS!

Need a Cute Valentine’s Day Activity? How about Creating an Anatomically Correct Valentine Heart? I developed this several years ago and always used it with my Anatomy and Physiology classes.  They loved it!  Some years, I had the students draw … Continue reading

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Need Help with Distance Learning? Check Out My Newest Anatomy and Physiology Slide Shows for Your Students (& Mine)!

How do I access the slide shows? Visit my website at https://www.drsmontgomery.com/slide-shows-for-a–p.html and click the “Slide Shows for A & P”. Choose your body system and the specific topic. It’s that simple! The best part?? The slide shows are published … Continue reading

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Newsflash—Publication Date is Getting Closer!

In case you haven’t heard… Our book has been submitted for publication and should be available within the next few weeks! My daughter (a trauma nurse) and I have collaborated to create a comprehensive, student-friendly (and teacher-friendly) 400 page review … Continue reading

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Medical Mystery PBL for Anatomy & Physiology

How do you keep 120 teenagers engaged in a memorization-heavy class? This is a question that has kept me awake many nights! My Anatomy and Physiology classes are really large this year. I have 4 sections and close to 120 … Continue reading

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Anatomy Practicals- Stackables that Teach: A Life-Sized Human Body Project- The Respiratory System!

The Respiratory System – Simplified! My students love having large-sized structures to work with and always tell me that it really helped them remember the organs. I looked for pre-made life-sized bodies with organs, but sadly only found things appropriate … Continue reading

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