Principles of Biomedical Science (PLTW) – Grades 9-10 *Industry Credential Available
8379SB 1 Credit
In this specialized course for PLTW, students are taught concepts of forensic inquiry; DNA and inheritance; function of human body systems,
and exploring the body through diseases such as those leading to diabetes, heart disease, sickle cell, and infectious diseases. Students
also explore medical interventions, postmortem examination, bioprocessing, bioinformatics, and concepts of microbiology and genetic
engineering. There is a fee associated with this course and fee waivers may apply.
Human Body Systems (PLTW) – Grades 10-12 *Industry Credential Available
8380SB 1 Credit • Prerequisite: Principles of Biomedical Science (PLTW)
In this specialized course for PLTW, students explore the human body systems of communication, power, and movement. To do this,
students are taught the body’s components, tissues, molecules and cells, as well as concepts of homeostasis and body system defenses.
There is a fee associated with this course and fee waivers may apply.