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  • In this activity, students find out more about the scientists featured on our site, with a focus on those involved in medical imaging techniques. They use this information to introduce each scientist to the rest of their class.

    This activity can be adapted to introduce scientists from other science areas.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • demonstrate knowledge of a chosen scientist’s background and work
    • create an introduction for a chosen scientist and present this to their class.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do.

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      Published 12 May 2008, Updated 7 February 2013 Referencing Hub articles
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