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  • Biomedical Innovation

    Biomedical Innovation

    In this capstone course, students apply their knowledge and skills to answer questions or solve problems related to the biomedical sciences. Students design innovative solutions for the health challenges of the 21st century as they work through progressively challenging open-ended problems, addressing topics such as clinical medicine, physiology, biomedical engineering, and public health.

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  • Human Body Systems

    Human Body Systems

    Students examine the processes, structures, and interactions of the human body systems to learn how they work together to maintain homeostasis (internal balance) and good health. Using real-world cases, students take the role of biomedical professionals and work together to solve medical mysteries. Hands-on projects include designing experiments, investigating the structures and functions.

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  • Internship


    This course is a companion to Biomedical Innovation and will provide students with orientation and training in the skill sets and protocols required for participation in hospital internships. Following an introductory orientation and training unit, students will be assigned to a site where they will engage in work force experiences and intense training.

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  • Introduction to Engineering and Design

    Introduction to Engineering and Design

    Designed for 9th or 10th grade students, the major focus of the IED course is to expose students to the design process, research and analysis, teamwork, communication methods, global and human impacts, engineering standards and technical documentation.

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  • Medical Interventions

    Medical Interventions

    Students investigate the variety of interventions involved in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease as they follow the lives of a fictitious family. The course is a “How-To” manual for maintaining overall health and homeostasis in the body as students explore how to prevent and fight infection, how to screen and evaluate the code in human DNA, how to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, and how to prevail when the organs of the body begin to fail.

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  • Principles of the Biomedical Sciences

    Principles of the Biomedical Sciences

    Students explore the concepts of human medicine and are introduced to research processes and to bioinformatics. Hands-on projects enable students to investigate human body systems and various health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, sickle-cell disease, hypercholesterolemia, and infectious diseases.

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  • AP Computer Science Principles

    AP Computer Science Principles

    Students in Computer Science Principles will explore the seven big ideas of computing: creativity, abstraction, data and information, algorithms, programming, the Internet, and global impact of technology. Students will follow UC Berkeley’s curriculum, Beauty and Joy of Computing.

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  • Civil Engineering

    Civil Engineering

    This course provides an overview of the fields of Civil Engineering and Architecture, while emphasizing the interrelationship and dependence of both fields on each other. Students use state of the art software to solve real world problems and communicate solutions to hands-on projects and activities.

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  • Computer Science Essentials

    Computer Science Essentials

    With an emphasis on computational thinking and collaboration, this year-long course (One Year=One Semester at Antelope) provides an excellent entry point for students to begin or continue the PLTW Computer Science experience.

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  • Engineering Design and Development

    Engineering Design and Development

    In this capstone course, students work in teams to design and develop an original solution to a valid open-ended technical problem by applying the engineering design process.

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  • PLTW CyberSecurity

    PLTW CyberSecurity

    Cybersecurity introduces the tools and concepts of cybersecurity and encourages students to create solutions that allow people to share computing resources while protecting privacy. This course raises students’ knowledge of and commitment to ethical computing behavior.

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  • Principles of Engineering

    Principles of Engineering

    This survey course of engineering exposes students to major concepts they’ll encounter in a postsecondary engineering course of study. Students employ engineering and scientific concepts in the solution of engineering design problems.

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