The following are documents and presentations providing information about the PLTW Biomedical Sciences program and about the role of Washington State University Spokane as a PLTW Biomedical Science University Affiliate.
Free resources for science teachers and students created by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Biomedical Sciences – Getting Started
This document provides an overview of the national PLTW program (mission, scope, curricular tracks and network), as well as a detailed description of the BMS program including course descriptions, administrator and counselor information, national standards and the BMS program, and steps to successful implementation.
The following presentations were made during the WSU Spokane and Seattle University annual 2014 Information Conferences:
- Grit and Determination (ppt) Randy Dorn, Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction
- Overview of Project Lead The Way (ppt) S. Siegel, PhD, Director of School Engagement, Washington State
- Overview of the Biomedical Science Program (ppt-pdf) S. Oliver, PhD, Affiliate Director, PLTW Biomedical Sciences
- Overview of Gateway to Technology and Engineering Programs (ppt)
N. Gnanapragasam, PhD, Affiliate Director, PLTW Engineering