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Lab Teens 9th - 12th Grade
High School Students
Laboratory science is critical to the overall health of individuals as well as entire communities. Laboratory staff may help doctors diagnose conditions by analyzing specimens. Other responsibilities include analyzing environmental samples like soil, water and air to determine if they contain chemicals. Laboratory staff may also analyze forensic evidence on a crime scene to help law enforcement officials.
Careers in laboratory science are perfect if you:
- Enjoy hands-on laboratory work
- Enjoy problem solving
- Are interested in the healthcare profession
- Enjoy biology and chemistry