2020 - 2021 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

3867/3868 Biotechnology, Molecular A/B Double Period (SC)

1.0 credit per semester

This course provides an overview of biotechnology. Students develop problem-solving skills through hands-on laboratory investigations that require them to integrate equipment use and laboratory techniques with background information in microbiology and molecular biology. Infused throughout the curriculum are activities that provide students with an opportunity to practice the application of scientific inquiry, investigation, and bioethics.

Biology A/B or Chemistry A/B
Chemistry A/B or Biology A/B with Biotechnology
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit
Double period

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Biotechnology, Molecular A/B Double Period (SC)

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