Chemistry is the study of matter and reactions. The students will gain a solid grounding in basic chemical principles and skills needed for college. Students interested in pursuing vocational education in Health, Engineering and Cosmetology would find this course most beneficial. The textbook for this class is Pearson Chemistry by Wilbraham, Staley Matta & Waterman.
Environmental science is the study of interactions among physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment. This class will investigate issues dealing with climate change, conservation, biodiversity, water quality, soil contamination, use of natural resources, waste management, sustainable development, disaster reduction, and environmental pollution. Students will gain an appreciation of the Earth and its ecosystems using the Holt Environmental Science textbook.