With support from Science in Society and visiting scientists and faculty, high school students in this program undertake a genetics case study, learn about a hereditary health disorder, and use DNA-based laboratory diagnostics to determine the likelihood of mutation in the fictional patient. Afterward, students assess risk around...
The science of matter, motion, space and time
The science of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution and distribution
The study of matter and its composition, properties and structure
The use of scientific and mathematical principles for practical applications such as design, construction, and operations
How populations of living things interact with their environment and change over time
Maintaining and restoring physical and mental wellness through knowledge, prevention and treatment
The scientific study of the mind and its functions, especially those influencing behavior
Creating and maintaining the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony.
The making, modification, usage and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, systems and methods of organization in order to solve a problem
The natural world, as a whole or in a particular geographical area, especially as affected by human activity