Teacher: Mr. ViscidyEARTH SCIENCE (CP AND MOD)
Involves a physical science approach to the study of the earth and the interrelationships between man and the environment. Special emphasis is placed on exploring topics in astronomy, environmental issues, and geology. Emphasis is placed on organizational skills and hands-on experiences.
BIOLOGY (CP AND MOD)
Basic survey course in life sciences, less rigorous than level 2. It includes the chemistry of living things and studies: plants, animals, microbiology, human biology, genetics, and ecology. Greater emphasis is placed on organizational skills.
CHEMISTRY (CP AND MOD)
General chemistry is a modified academic course which includes basic chemistry concepts and utilizes mathematical skills in problem solving and laboratory experiences. Topics covered include atomic theory, formula writing, chemical bonds and equations, mole concept, gas laws, chemical reactions, characteristics of acids, bases, salts and periodicity. The course involves laboratory experience with emphasis on data collection and organization, problem solving, and analysis of results.