• Class Description

    Students investigate various health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, sickle-cell disease, hypercholesterolemia, and infectious diseases. They determine the factors that led to the death of a fictional person, and investigate lifestyle choices and medical treatments that might have prolonged the person’s life. The activities and projects introduce students to human physiology, medicine, and research processes. 

  • Class Logistics

    Campus: Foothill High

    Course Length1 Year / 1 Period

    High School Credits: 10

    Potential College Credits: No

    Fulfills a-g: "d"

    Certificate EarnedNo

  • For Students Interested In

    ... exploring concepts of biology and medicine by taking on the role of a medical professional working to solve real-world problems. 

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