Principles of the Biomedical Sciences( PTLW ) (8379)
In this specialization course for Project Lead the Way (PLTW), students are taught concepts of forensic inquiry, DNA and inheritance, and the function of human body systems, exploring the body through diseases, such as those leading to diabetes and heart, sickle cell, and infectious diseases. Students also explore medical interventions, postmortem examination, bioprocessing, bioinformatics, and concepts of microbiology and genetic engineering.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum guides and course competencies are only available to PLTW affiliated schools through agreement with PLTW. To obtain additional information contact: Project Lead The Way 3939 Priority Way South Drive, Suite 400 Indianapolis, IN 46240 Toll Free: 877.335.PLTW (7589) Local: 317.669.0200 https://www.pltw.org
Duration: 36 / 280 Hrs
Suggested Grade Level: 9 or 10 or 11 0r 12