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.
Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology is a study of the structure and function of the human body. This course will prepare students for advanced biological studies and other science based careers. Content material will be taught using laboratory activities, projects, dissections, textbook material, models, diagrams, and journal writings. Examples of topics included are:
the major body systems, how the body systems work together to provide homeostasis, body functions in the healthy and diseased states, and muscle action.