This course receives weighted GPA. This course is the second of a series of four courses in the PLTW Biomedical
Science sequence. Students investigate the human body systems and other health conditions in order to determine
the factors that led to the death of a fictional person. Key biological concepts including homeostasis, metabolism,
inheritance, feedback systems, and defense against disease are embedded throughout the course.
This course is worth one credit.
Grade Placement: 10-12
Prerequisites: Principles of Biomedical Science