Biomed

CTE Curriculum | 9-Week Units

Explore the next generation of innovative and equitable medicine being made possible by biotechnology breakthroughs, from data-based diagnosis to wearable medical devices.

BIOMED COURSE

At a Glance

EDUCATOR PREP

Each unit includes pacing guide, standards alignment, framing/instructional support and lab material needs.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • 1 School Year
  • 9 Week Units
  • Quarter-based Units

TOPICS COVERED

  • Cell Biology
  • Mitosis & Meiosis
  • Aging
  • Medical Devices

STUDENT OUTCOMES

  • CTE Aligned Learning
  • Lab Skills
  • Project Based Experiences

Getting Started

The units below are designed to be used sequentially over the course of the year with supporting lessons, labs and student activities. Begin by exploring each unit to gain additional details related to each quarter of the year.

Unit 1

Crowdsourcing Innovations in Biotech

12 Weeks | Lesson Plans, Labs, Interactives and more

How Can Data Help Us Prevent and Control Diseases? As scientific knowledge evolves, so is the technology that helps us solve problems. Discover why the wearable tech industry has taken off thanks to its unique potential for monitoring health.

Unit 2

Taking Action in Your Community: Health Equity

12 Weeks | Lesson Plans, Labs, Interactives and more

How can biotechnology be successfully incorporated into a community? Take on the role of a team member in a biotechnology firm that works to mitigate pandemics by developing vaccines or creating short/long term responses to pandemics.

Unit 3

Nucleic Acids and Proteins: Disease Treatment Innovations

12 Weeks | Lesson Plans, Labs, Interactives and more

How can biotechnology help us develop and deliver pharmaceutical drugs? Explore the ways medical devices are designed to reduce pain when administering medications and to increase comfort for patients.

Unit 4

Behind the Scenes of Scientific Breakthroughs

12 Weeks | Lesson Plans, Labs, Interactives and more

How can we use biotechnology to increase longevity and improve the quality of life for an aging population, while possibly extending the lifespan of humans? Consider how our society can improve the quality of life for our aging population.

Biotech is revolutionizing every aspect of life, from advances in medical diagnostics and drug development to improvements in agricultural and food products.