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Inexpensive, Active Learning Of X Ray And Ultrasound Imaging In The High School Physics Classroom

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Conference

2006 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Publication Date

June 18, 2006

Start Date

June 18, 2006

End Date

June 21, 2006

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Engineering in High School

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

Page Count

12

Page Numbers

11.756.1 - 11.756.12

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https://peer.asee.org/423

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151

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Stacy Klein-Gardner

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Dr. Klein teaches high school physics courses at University School of Nashville, TN, and teaches undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University. An active investigator in the development of new high school and undergraduate curricula through VaNTH, she is co-PI of the NSF-sponsored project, “Biomedical Imaging Education: Safe, Inexpensive Hands-On Learning”.

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Cynthia Paschal Vanderbilt University

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Prof. Paschal teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in biomedical engineering and conducts research in magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography of the heart and lungs. She is also Director of Undergraduate Studies in BME at Vanderbilt University and is co-PI of the NSF-sponsored project, "Biomedical Imaging Education: Safe, Inexpensive Hands-On Learning."

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Christopher Garay Vanderbilt University

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Mr. Garay is a senior in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University. He was one of the undergraduates who conducted the beta testing and developed the project in the summers of 2004 and 2005. Mr. Garay is continuing to work on this project, developing a new set of exercises to teach about x-ray interactions at the college level.

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Aubrey McKelvey Vanderbilt University

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Mrs. McKelvey is a senior in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University. She was one of the undergraduates who conducted the beta testing and developed the project in the summers of 2004 and 2005. Mrs. McKelvey continued to work on the project in the 2004-2005 school year, developing presentation materials and lab manuals and preparing experiments for distribution.

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Patrick Gonzales Vanderbilt University

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Mr. Gonzales is a senior in biomedical engineering at Vanderbilt University. He was one of the undergraduates who conducted the beta testing and developed the project in the summer of 2005, focusing on the development of the ultrasound and nuclear medicine units. Mr. Gonzales continued to work on the project, drafting a new unit in magnetic resonance imaging.

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Alex Nguyen University of Rochester

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Mr. Nguyen is a senior in biomedical engineering at University of Rochester. He was one of the undergraduates who conducted the beta testing and developed the project in the summer of 2005, focusing on the development of the ultrasound and nuclear medicine units. Mr. Nguyen has also worked on the framework for the materials distribution website.

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Klein-Gardner, S., & Paschal, C., & Garay, C., & McKelvey, A., & Gonzales, P., & Nguyen, A. (2006, June), Inexpensive, Active Learning Of X Ray And Ultrasound Imaging In The High School Physics Classroom Paper presented at 2006 Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. https://peer.asee.org/423

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