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Lesson Plans Related to Biomedical Engineering

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The following stent lesson plans are similar, however, the materials needed differ.  Stent Design requires paper, scissors, and tape.  Cardiovascular Stents requires thin wire, rubber tubing, and push pins.  However, the wire mesh stent that is created is slightly more realistic than the paper stent.

6)  Stent Design

Heart Worksheet for StudentsHeart Worksheet for TeachersCardiovascular Stents PowerPointStent Example TemplateJournal Article on Stents​​​​​

​​​​​​​7)  Cardiovascular Stents

Heart Worksheet for StudentsHeart Worksheet for TeachersCardiovascular Stents PowerPointSteps for Creating a StentWire Length Estimation WorksheetJournal Article on Stents

8) Heart Valves


Low Cost Approach for Teaching 3D Printing and Other Digital Manufacturing Concepts




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