Driving question : How can we measure the blood pressure?

In this activity the blood pressure is derived from measurements of the blood pressure sensor. In the analysis the oscillometric method is used.

 

Topic: Human physiology,
Concepts: Blood pressure,
Grade level: High School (14-18 years),
Activity type: Data logging,
Sensors: Blood pressure sensor,
Interface requirements: Single analog sensor input,

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The Teacher Notes includes teacher commentaries such as didactical approach, exemplary questions, assignments and data analysis.

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