MEDICAL SCIENCE

- S.T.E.M.

“All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind.” - Martin Henry Fischer, Physician & Author

 

Course Description:
Introduction to Medical Science introduces middle school students to the exciting, dynamic world of the health sciences, an industry that is rapidly changing and high in demand for workers who can think critically to solve a range of health-related problems. Students will explore healthcare systems, legal and ethical issues in healthcare and basic healthcare skills. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be prepared to pursue courses in high school that lead to careers in the fields of biotechnology research, therapeutics, health informatics, diagnostics, and support services. 

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z-space virtual reality computer
The world at your fingertips...
The world at your fingertips...

Imagine and explore...

Exploring the Brain
Exploring the Brain

Model of human brain is taken apart.

Making comparisons...
Making comparisons...

Between a Zombie's brain and a human's brain...

Movement and Memory...
Movement and Memory...

The mysterious network of neurons make it all happen...

Training on zSpace
Training on zSpace

Getting a feel for working in a virtual reality space...

Seeing a beating heart...
Seeing a beating heart...

Experiencing it up close...

A new dimension...
A new dimension...

From the flutter of a butterfly to a beating heart...

Playing games...
Playing games...

With instruction so much is possible...

Learning the parts of the heart...
Learning the parts of the heart...

Future doctors in training...

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Immersive and interactive, this Z-Space all-in-one functioning computer with specific 3D software programs instills innovation, problem-solving and creative thinking across multiple grade levels and subjects. The virtual reality stylus lets students interact with objects, such as the human heart, and really understand the science behind the models  while the lightweight zSpace glasses fosters a seamless collaborative experience. 

"Youscience" career testing

Every student at CMS that has a CTE class is given a YouScience account where they can take a career interest survey, and a career aptitude assessment to help determine their ideal field of study.  The website offers a wide range of information about careers, with videos that specify current job and educational requirements, potential income and can be updated by the student as they move through the different grades.  Every C.T.E. student has access from middle school through high school.

MOCK INTERVIEW FOR 8TH GRADE CTE STUDENTS

CMS hosted a mock interview for all of our 8th grade CTE students.  The students had 4 days to prep by rotating through the CTE classes learning about soft skills and work ethic, resume writing, and interview skills.

 

Many different members from community businesses, colleges, Better Business Bureau, and police officers to interview our students and give feedback for them.  This event was not only eye opening for our students but also received many positive comments from the individuals interviewing about the high level of some of our students here at CMS.

STUDENTS PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

Cleveland Middle School Medical Science students started their time in class researching medical careers. Students learned about different job opportunities, education and how to find the right path to achieve their goals.

INSIDE MEDICAL SCIENCE

Students this year were introduced to the history of medicine, basic human anatomy and potential medical careers. Students engaged in hands-on activities to build their understanding of science content and applied what they learned to solve medical case studies.

January 2020 CTE Newsletter
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January 2021 CTE Newsletter
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PROJECT-BASED LEARNING...

Project Based Learning (PBL) is a constructivist instructional approach where students are engaged in meaningful inquiry of personal interest to them and where collaboration and personalized learning are emphasized. Research confirms that PBL is an effective and enjoyable way to learn and develop deeper learning competencies required for success in college, career and civic life.

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