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PPA-STEM - Human Body Systems (HBS)


Grades 10, 11, 12

PLTW Biomedical Science Pathway

Through projects such as determining the identity of a skeleton using both forensic anthropology and DNA analysis, students examine the interactions of human body systems and apply what they know to solve real-world medical cases.

  • Prerequisite: Principles of Biomedical Science or junior/senior with instructor approval
  • Required: No
  • Note: In order to stay in the course for the full year, a student must have a B- at the semester.

Note:  Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) offers credit for some PLTW courses. To earn credit you need a B or better in the course, a score of 7 or higher on the end of course exam and a fee. 


  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • HBS
  • PPA - STEM Biomedical Science
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