Welcome to the Principles of Biomedical Sciences!
This year long course will introduce students to the principles of Biomedical Science. In this student centered PLTW course, participants investigate human body systems and various health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, sickle-cell disease, high cholesterol, and infectious disease. Students will determine the factors that led to the death ofa fictional person, and investigate lifestyle choices and medical treatments that might have prolonged the person’s life. This course provides students with engaging and rigorous curriculum that centers on contemporary medical and technological issues. This course falls within the PLTW Biomedical sequence which is recognized nationally by post secondary educational institutions as a course that is both rigorous and contemporary in its content. The course fosters the growth of students’ foundational scientific knowledge and opens doors for students in unlimited career areas which will be essential to securing future employment in today’s information age.
Mastery Manager Test Link / Answer Sheet
WOD Quarter 3 link
Latin and Greek Semester 2 - Study for Final Latin and Greek Exam
Anna Garcia Unit 1 Websites
Interactive Autopsy - Australian Museum
Heart Unit Websites
Heart Disease / Atherosclerosis
Blood Flow Through the Heart
Blood Flow Through the Heart 2
How Does The Blood Receive Oxygen?
Circulation of Blood Through the Heart
Parts of Heart Quiz
Heart Anatomy Quiz
Heart Anatomy external and internal for review of parts!
Quiz of Heart Anatomy
NOVA Heart Attack Website
American Heart Association Quizzes
Understanding EKG and Heart
Quiz on Variables #2 (Quia)
Quiz on Variables #1 (Quia)
Cell's Alive Beating Cells of Heart
Heart Electricity Animation
Heart Electricty Short Video
What is a Pacemaker?
SA Node Defects and Causes
Electrical System of Heart Basics
Medline Link Tutorials!
11th Grade Science Survey
5/10 PLTW Course Survey
Diabetes Unit Websites
Interactive Dietary Reference Intake for Food Label Analysis Activity
Food Pyramid & Nutritional Information / How to read food label
Cellular Respiration Tutorial
Diabetes Tutorial - whfreeman!
Diabetes Animation - USE THIS SITE TO CHECK YOUR INSULIN / GLUCAGON DRAWING
Diabetes Video Clip - Lauren Stem Cells Diabetes
The Truth About Exercise - Dr. Mosley PBS
Diabetes Unit / Macromolecule Lab Links
3. Proteins; Barbara Ling: tutorial about proteins: http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=AP1330
5. University of Arizona: tutorial on amino acids
7. 3 Dimensinal Structure of Protein at Learner.org: amination
13. Lipids; Barbara Ling: tutorial about lipids: http://www.wisc-online.com/Objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=AP13204
15. University of Cincinnati; webpage on lipids
35. Western Kentucky University: carbohydrates
42. Lone Star College North Harris: dehydration synthesis & hydrolysis
43. Western Kentucky: macromolecules (remember to click on red stars!)
How Enzymes Work: Tutorial
Information on cholesterol for Graphic Organizer
Information on cholesterol LIVESTRONG
eHow information on function of cholesterol
DNA "Fingerprinting" exercise ... how to!
DNA fingerprinting tutorial video clip
DNA fingerprinting NEWTON'S APPLE VIDEO
Sickle Cell Anemia
Transcription and Translation (DNA to PROTEIN)
Sickle Cell Anemia PBS Video Clip
Zoom in On Your Genome
Three bacterial shapes
Gram positive and negative bacteria
Gram positive and negative staining
PBS video on antibiotic resistant bacteria
Nova: Uses of Bacteria "Putting Bacteria to Work"
Login for PLTW Final Exam
Login website for PLTW Final Exam