BioTechnology

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BioTechnology is a skills-based, hands-on class where students learn/practice lab techniques currently used in biotechnology in a variety of fields. If you like solving problems, discussions, and hands-on learning you will like this class. Field trips are part of this class. This year's class worked to to identify an elephant herd in Africa by tusk DNA, identified 'patient zero' who started an epidemic, and will bioengineer a bacteria to glow. What will you do?
 
 
 Top 5 Reasons
to choose this elective
 
College credit may be earned with a grade of B or better.
 
Class is taught at a high school level but college credit is available.
 
Job skills are taught.
 
Interesting topics/current events/biotechnology is happening all around us. The world is our textbook.
 
Homework is light but learning is deep.

Whats the Buzz
"This is the best class ever. - Eric F.
 
"We have so much real lab equipment. It's the same equipment the scientists are using at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center." - Barbara B.
 
"I'm so glad I took this class over chemistry."  - Current BioTechnology Student
 
"This is exactly what I want to do."  - Nicole M.

 

Career Opportunities
 
Research Lab Assistant

Field Study Work

DNA/Fertility Clinician

Genetic Counselor

Graphic Artist

 

 

 
CTE Program of Study
 
Engineering & Technology
Related Courses  Biology, AP Biology, AP Psychology
 
Who Can Register? Anyone who has fulfilled their 2 required years of science may register for this course.
 
Syllabus Example   BioTechnology
 
Special Opportunities   Students will have the opportunity to do an internship/job shadow, do their own research project, and enter a BioExpo competition.
 
This is the Best Class Ever!
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