Michigan Microarray Benchmarks

Organizations of Living Things (HS5)

Describe technologies used in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases, and explain its function in terms of human body processes.

Key concepts: Available technologies--sanitation, adequate food and water supplies, inoculation, antibodies, biochemistry, medicines, organ transplants.

Real-world contexts: Common contexts for these technologies--health maintenance and disease prevention activities, such as exercise and controlled diets; health monitoring activities, such as cholesterol and blood pressure checks and various tests for cancer.