Medical Biology B
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Length of Course: Semester
Pre-requisite: Biology with a “C” or Better in Both Semesters or Teacher Signature
Course Overview: This course is a hands-on, project-oriented class designed for those interested in medicine. Learn in-depth about the effects of meth, cocaine, other specific drugs, alcohol, and injury upon the brain. Learn specifically how cancer occurs and progresses and the newest methods of treatment. Use biotechnology to splice genes, run DNA fingerprinting, and study genetic diseases. You will also study medical ethics issues such as stem cells and genetic therapy. Learn through simulations, guest speakers, and many activities how to diagnose from symptoms, how to read various medical tests, and how doctors treat various injuries and illnesses.