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.
z-space virtual reality computer
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.
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.