CURRENT ISSUES IN SCIENCE
11th - 12th Grade
Credit - 1/2
Prerequisite: Biology (or concurrent enrollment in Biology), or departmental approval
Students in this course will explore scientific issues that have the potential for both immediate and long-term effects on their lives. Topics may include issues such as nuclear energy, alternative fuels, stem-cell research, genetic engineering, ozone depletion, global warming, pollution and more. Students will leave the course with an increased understanding of how science is relevant to their lives as they become the decision makers of the future. (This course does not qualify for NCAA eligibility.)
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