Science

  • All science classes are yearlong and earn 1 credit.  All of the high school science courses include labs.

    Number

    Grade

    Course Title

    Credit

    Prerequisite

    2000310

    9

     Biology I

    1.0

     None

    2000320

    9

     Biology I Honors

    1.0

     Advanced 8th grade science with recommended grade of C or higher

    2003340

    10

     Chemistry

    1.0

     Algebra I

    2002510

    11

     Marine Science Honors 

    1.0

     None

    2000340

    10 -12

     AP Biology

    1.0

     Recommended Biology and Chemistry

    2001380

    10-12

     AP Environmental Science

    1.0

    Recommended Biology and Chemistry

     

    Biology I

       Course #

    2000310

    Credit

    1

    Biology Honors  Q

       Course #

    2000320

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    9 -12

    Length

    1 Year

    This course focuses on the study of life through the examination of fundamental concepts such as cellular biology, genetics, ecology, evolution and physiology. The scientific process and laboratory skills are emphasized along with biology’s connections to other scientific disciplines. Students learn scientific writing skills and examine current biological issues.

    Prerequisite      None 

    State Test:        EOC Exam

    Graduation Requirement:  Biology


     

    Chemistry I

       Course #

    2003340

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    9 -12

    Length

    1 Year

    Chemistry I Honors  Q 

       Course #

    2003350

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    9 -12

    Length

    1 Year

    This course will provide students with the study of the composition, properties, and changes associated with matter.  Topics such as atomic theory, periodic table, bonding, chemical formulas, behavior of gases, and chemical reactions are included.

    Prerequisite      Algebra I


     

    Marine Science I Honors

       Course #

    2002500

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    9 -12

    Length

    1 Year

    This course is designed to present an integrated overview of the principles and concepts of the geology, chemistry, physics, and biology as they relate to the world’s oceans.

    Prerequisite      None


     

    AP Environmental Science Q

       Course #

    2001380

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    9 -12

    Length

    1 Year

    The purpose of this course is to provide a college level course in environmental science, and to prepare the students to seek credit and/or appropriate placement in college environmental science courses.

    Prerequisite      Recommended Biology and Chemistry


     

    Advanced Placement Biology Q

       Course #

    2000340

    Credit

    1

      Grade Level: 

    9 -12

    Length

    1 Year

    The purpose of this course is to provide a college level course in biology, and to prepare the student to seek credit and/or appropriate placement in college biology courses.  To parallel college science courses that have a required laboratory section, it is recommended that this course be accompanied by or paired with Biology II Honors to insure sufficient time for the required laboratory experiences. 

    Prerequisite      Recommended Biology and Chemistry