Middle School Exploring Health Science

Course Length:

One-semester

Course Description:

Where do healthcare workers spend their days? What do they really do? From cruise ships to sports arenas, you can find healthcare workers in many places that you might not expect. Explore this field, including what it would be like to work in a medical lab. Learn what it takes to keep you and your patients safe, and begin to learn about the human body and basic first-aid.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

Middle School Exploring Health Science

Required Materials:

  • Students will need a computer or laptop for this course; tablets are not sufficient.
  • Video recording device
  • Various household items like cloth masks, cotton gloves, cleaners or antibacterial wipes
  • Rubber band, belt or fabric
  • Small square of paper or cotton ball
  • Mechanical pencil
  • Graph paper
  • Colored pencils
  • Chair with armrests
  • Additional chair

Software

  • Slide presentation software
  • Word processing software

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: available
Spring: available

Lead Teacher:

Norma Oberweiser, Billings Public Schools, norma.oberweiser@mtda.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER

Montana Digital Academy
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive – Room 365
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone: 406-203-1812
Fax: 406-203-1815