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PPA-STEM - Principles of Biomedical Science (PBS)


Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

PLTW Biomedical Science Pathway

College Credit Capable
Milwaukee School of Engineering - Transcripted Credit
Students who attend MSOE may earn college credit for certain PLTW courses. Learn more at The comparable college course is BI-1001. 

To earn credit, a student will need:

  • A grade of B or better in the course
  • A score of 7 or higher on the end-of-course exam
  • To pay a $200 fee

By engaging in activities like dissecting a sheep heart, students explore concepts of biology and medicine to determine factors that led to the death of a fictional person.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Required: No
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • PBS
  • PPA - STEM Biomedical Science
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