21st Century Life Sciences - 9257

Grade: 11, 12 — Credits: 1

Earn one science or practical art credit in this college-level course while investigating life science techniques, technologies and controversies across the range of biotechnology applications from agriculture to research. Solve puzzles by applying microbiology methods, gel electrophoresis, spectrophotometry, ELISA and PCR analysis. Understand the current and potential effect of biotechnology on human society. Skills taught are essential for students interested in a science-related career and will equip students for high school and postsecondary coursework.

Syllabus: View Syllabus
Prerequisites: C or better average in Geometry AND in TWO of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Lab Foundations, and any PLTW Biomedical Sciences course.
Related: Laboratory Foundations
Dual Credit: Yes
Articulated Credit: No