Students explore evolutionary principles and learn how evolution informs human health, biomedical problems, and disease treatment. The supplement contains two weeks of lessons that are easily integrated into your curriculum and are aligned to national and state standards.
Students use a new model for ethical inquiry to develop thoughtful positions on complex bioethical issues. The supplement's six modules each contain three 45-minute class periods of lessons on a specific issue.
Introduction to the major biological concepts related to the development and impact of cancer.
Introduction to the major concepts related to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, and impact on society.
Study the basics of human genetics, its potential to improve human health, and its application toward understanding and describing human evolution.
Discover the fundamentals of neurobiology, and learn how drugs of abuse change the brain. Learn that drug addiction is a treatable, chronic brain disease.
Explore the scientific process of sleep, the importance of good sleep hygiene, and the negative consequences of sleep deprivation.
Connect how advanced scientific discovery enabled by technology enhances human health and quality of life.