Earth / Environmental Sciences
Earth / Environmental Science, Earth / Environmental Science Honors, ECS Earth / Environmental Science - Earth / Environmental PDF
Fulfills the graduation requirement
This course is laboratory-based science class emphasizing the function of the earth’s system. Emphasis is placed on the human interactions with the Earth’s geologic and environmental systems, predictability of a dynamic Earth, origin and evolution of the Earth system and universe, geochemical cycles and energy in the Earth system.
This course acquaints students with astronomy concepts including basic facts about the Earth, moon, and stars. Also included for study are galaxies, cosmology, and space exploration.
Emphasizes the interrelationships of physical geography, chemistry, geology and biological studies in the ocean environment. Oceanography / Marine Science should be taken in the fall, followed with either Chemistry or Physical Science.
Biology I, Biology I Honors, IBMYP Biology, AIS Biology I - Biology PDF
This course is laboratory-based science class in which students will study the cell, the molecular basis of heredity, biological evolution, interdependence of organisms, matter and energy, and organization in living systems and the behavior of organisms.
Human Anatomy and Physiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology Honors
This course studies the structure and function of the human body with emphasis placed upon the concepts that help correlate the principals of structure and function.
This course explores the fundamentals of microbiology, including the diversity of microbial life, the central role of microorganisms in nature and the importance of microorganisms in daily life.
The overview study of plant structure and function. In this course, students learn not only the basic scientific knowledge, but also economic importance and how to manage basic plant care and propagation. Greenhouse Biology should be taken in the fall and followed by Biology I in the spring, because the syllabus and pacing guide have been created to prepare students to be successful in Biology I (a “3” on the EOC is required for graduation).
Physical Sciences (1 is required for graduation)
Physical Science - Physical Science PDF
This course is laboratory-based science class in which students will study the principals of chemistry and physics that include matter, energy, structure of atoms, chemical reactions, forces, and motion.
Chemistry I, Chemistry I Honors, AIS Chemistry, MYIB Chemistry - Chemistry PDF
This course is a laboratory-based science class in which students will study the structure and properties of matter as they explore chemical reactions, the structure of atoms, conservation and interactions of energy and matter. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry Concurrent
Physics Honors, MYIB Physics - Physics PDF
This course is a laboratory-based science class in which students will study the fundamentals of the physical world of matter, energy, basic mechanics and particle physics. Prerequisites: Geometry, Algebra 2 Concurrent
AP Sciences – All 2 period AP Science classes will earn 1 science credit and 2 quality points
Environmental Science AP - APES PDF
This laboratory-based science class emphasizes the application of scientific concepts to the understanding and solution of environmental problems and solutions. This course fulfills the Earth/Environmental Science Graduation requirement. Prerequisites: Biology I, Algebra I, Geometry, Chemistry
Biology AP – 2 Periods - AP Biology PDF
This laboratory-based science class emphasizes the conceptual framework, factual knowledge and analytical skills to deal critically with the rapidly changing science of biology. Prerequisites: Biology I, Chemistry
Chemistry AP – 2 Periods - AP Chemistry PDF
This laboratory-based science class emphasizes an understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry and competence in dealing with chemical problems. Strong emphasis is placed on laboratory work and analysis of data. Prerequisites: Chemistry I, Algebra 2
Physics B AP – 2 Periods - AP Physics B PDF
This laboratory-based science class is a non-calculus college course in general Physics. Prerequisites: Physics I and Algebra 2
Physics C AP - AP Physics C PDF
This laboratory-based science class is a calculus based college course emphasizing mechanics, electricity and magnetism. Prerequisites: Calculus and Physics I or Advanced
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