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MRI brain briefing

In this activity, student groups become multidisciplinary teams of hospital staff working on new leaflets or videos to help patients prepare for MRI brain scans.  Through the activity, students enrich their understanding of the brain as an organ, and apply their knowledge of magnetic fields and the magnetic effects of a current.  Every team includes a radiologist, a radiographer, a physicist, a researcher and a hospital communications worker, so the activity is also an opportunity for students to broaden their knowledge of careers in science.


Learning Outcome

  • Students develop their understanding of the brain as an organ.


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