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Society - Lenses on the Future

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Students consider how they can contribute to their communities, noting the complex ways that a diversity of fields and careers support solutions to local and global problems. The society lens asks: What are the problems that face your generation and how will your unique talents help solve these pressing challenges?

Material Type: Full Course

Applying Hooke's Law to Cancer Detection

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Students explore Hooke's law while working in small groups at their lab benches. They collect displacement data for springs with unknown spring constants, k, by adding various masses of known weight. After exploring Hooke's law and answering a series of application questions, students apply their new understanding to explore a tissue of known surface area. Students then use the necessary relationships to depict a cancerous tumor amidst normal tissue by creating a graph in Microsoft Excel.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Luke Diamond