Biotechnology Honors & AP Biology
Biotechnology is a one-year course designed to prepare students for a career in Biological Sciences. There is an emphasis placed on developing laboratory and research skills, with more than 50% of class time spent in the lab.
LocationNormandy High SchoolValley Forge High School CreditsSenior year - 2 Preferred Program PathwayGrade 9: Biology I HonorsGrade 10: Chemistry I HonorsGrade 11: AP Chemistry or Physics (Regular or AP) Post-SecondaryCareer opportunities with continued education available in Medicine, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Genetics, Forensics, Pharmaceuticals, Research and Development, Product Design, Marketing, Sales, and BioInformatics. College CreditAvailable college credit awarded upon meeting articulation requirements Student OrganizationHOSA CompetitionsNorth Coast Tech Prep Biotech OlympicsTech Prep ShowcaseSkillsUSA Technology ExperienceCentrifugationProtein separation techniques (paper chromatography, size exclusion chromatography, etc.)MicroscopyGenetic EngineeringTransformationPCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)SpectrophotometryMicropipettingGel Electrophoresis/DNA and Protein FingerprintingSolution Preparation Teacher Contact InformationNormandy High SchoolBrian Kroth(440) 885-2400Valley Forge High SchoolJon Komar(440) 885-2330