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  • 11th
  • 12th
  • Credit=1 (2 Semesters)
  • Dual Credit

Title:  Biotechnology--Research and Ethics A

Pre-Requisite:  Recommended: Chem 1/Phys 1 and Biology

Course Description:    A discussion of ethics is interwoven with scientific research, biotechnical skills, and laboratory explorations in this course. In the lab, students will apply the scientific method and analyze how science affects society. Develop biotechnical skills, analyze data critically, and design lab experiments. DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, ELISA testing, and PCR are just a few examples of biotechnical skills covered in this course. Find out more about COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines, Cancer, Forensic Science, and Health Science/Biotechnology Careers. Examine different perspectives and arguments to address scientific ethics issues by researching relevant information, identifying various perspectives.

Work Load:  Group, Individual, Projects, Lab Work, Lab Notebook Writing, Formative and Summative Assessments. Our Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) is Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

Why would you be interested in the Class:  This class involves many labs and projects. There will be opportunities for students to attend field trips and listen to guest speakers.

College Credit: Bellevue College - Intro to Healthcare - AHE 100 - 5 credits

Seattle Community College - Biology and Society - BIOL 107 - 5 credits

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