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Biomedical Academy

Dr. Sierra-Montes, Academy Lead
jsierramontes@dadeschools.net
http://home.comcast.net/~jsierramontes/site/

Mrs. Brodermann
cbrodermann@dadeschools.net
http://teacherpage.com/biomedical3

Ms. Fernandez
mgarcia7@dadeschools.net
http://teacherpage.com/mcfernandez

Academy Goal

To provide our students with a strong foundation and appreciation for understanding developments in the rapidly advancing biomedical fields of medicine and biotechnology.

Academy Curriculum

  • 9th Grade

  • Health I: To build a students' knowledge base of the different systems of the Human Body and its application to Medicine.

  • 10th Grade

  • Biotechnology I: Laboratory based course to teach students the underlying concepts of both theoretical and applied biotechnological research.

  • 11th Grade

  • Biotechnology Research: Learn advanced techniques of Biotechnology.

    Medicine: Learn about disease, cancer, and other medical problems and their prevention.

  • 12th Grade

  • Biomedical Innovations: Students work independently at TERRA in an area of interest in the biomedical sciences and outline milestones in a long-term open ended problem, using skills learned throughout the program to complete the project. .

    Biotechnology Research Internship: Using biotechnological techniques, students develop a unique research project outside of TERRA at an independent research facility.

    Medical Research Internship: Using medical techniques, students develop a unique research project outside of TERRA at an independent medical facility.

    Forensics (elective): Students study aspects of criminal justice, analyzing evidence, DNA evidence, blood spatters, metallurgy, and entomology.