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Topic: Medical technology 

Technology

 Standard 6.  Understands the nature and uses of different forms of technology
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 1.Knows that technology is used in medicine to prevent and cure disease (e.g., through vaccinations and medications)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that technology is used in medicine to prevent disease
     2.Knows that technology is used in medicine to cure disease
     3.Knows that technology prevents disease through vaccines
     4.Knows that technology cures disease through medication
  Level II (Grade 3-5)
   Benchmark 1.Knows that medical technology is used to provide information about a patient’s body (e.g., measuring blood glucose levels) and to repair, replace, and support parts of the body
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that medical technology is used to provide information about a patient’s body
     2.Knows that medical technology is used to repair parts of the body
     3.Knows that medical technology is used to replace parts of the body
     4.Knows that medical technology is used to support parts of the body
     5.Knows that medical technology can be used to measure blood glucose levels of a patient
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands ways in which medical technology improves the quality of health care (e.g., advanced diagnosing equipment, increased hospital sanitation)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that medical technology has improved the quality of health care through advanced diagnosing equipment
     2.Knows that medical technology has improved the quality of health care through increased hospital sanitation