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Massachusetts Grade 8

Technology/Engineering MCAS Review

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7. Bioengineering Technologies

Broad Concept: Bioengineering technologies explore the production of mechanical devices, products, biological substances, and organisms to improve health and/or contribute improvement to our daily lives.

7.1 Explain examples of adaptive or assistive devices, e.g., prosthetic devices, wheelchairs, eyeglasses, grab bars, hearing aids, lifts, braces.

Example of Prosthetic: Knee Replacement Surgery

7.2 Describe and explain adaptive and assistive bioengineered products, e.g., food, bio-fuels, irradiation, integrated pest management.

MCAS Test Items (3)

Heart Valve



Revised December 2005 by Jonathan Dietz, dietzj@mail.weston.org