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.
Campus: Foothill High
Course Length: 1 Year / 1 Period
High School Credits: 10
Potential College Credits: No
Fulfills a-g: "d"
Certificate Earned: No
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... exploring concepts of biology and medicine by taking on the role of a medical professional working to solve real-world problems.