TeachEngineering offers a rich library of K-12 STEM curriculum materials that align with Common Core Math Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. This unit on new surgical tools, created by the University of Colorado Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science, is designed for high school students and may also be of interest to college instructors. In this unit, which is designed to take place over the course of five lessons, students learn about human anatomy and the science behind laparoscopic surgery. This lesson also includes an exploration of Hooke's law and the characteristics of viscoelastic materials in the human body. To print all lessons and activities in this unit, visitors can select "Print this unit overview: print entire unit" in the drop-down option of the quick look box.