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The Science NetLinks Web site contains an interesting lesson plan that has students explore the emerging field of tissue engineering, looking particularly at tissue engineering in the repair of scarred vocal cords. The lesson is based a 90-second feature from Science Updates, a radio program from Science NetLinks presenting current scientific research. Students listen to the program, which features an interview with Julie Andrews (who suffered vocal cord damage in 1997), and then test their understanding of tissue engineering and stem cell research using the provided questions. The site also includes Web links for further information. Altogether, this lesson plan offers an interesting look for covering stem cell and related research in the classroom.

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    Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,Middle School,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Technical Education (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-106,Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508144145683T,Biological science,Engineering,High School,Health/Medicine,Life Science,General science,Graduate/Professional,Technical Education (Upper Division)

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    English

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