Living Environment

This course covers such topics as homeostasis, human physiology, reproduction and development, genetics, evolution and ecology. All the topics in the New York State Core Curriculum for “The Living Environment.” The New York State Regents Examination is given at the end of the school year.

Earth Science

In this course, students will study Earth Science form the perspectives of Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology and Oceanography with emphasis on understanding the processes that shape and change the Earth. All of the topics in the New York State Core Curriculum for “The Physical Setting: Earth Science are covered and this course prepares students for the Regents Examination in Earth Science.

The New York State Regents Examination is given at the end of the school year.

Chemistry

This course covers such topics as matter and energy, atomic structure, chemical bonding, the periodic table, kinetics and equilibrium, acid-base chemistry, electro-chemistry, organic and nuclear chemistry. All the topics in the New York State Core Curriculum for Chemistry are covered and this course prepares students for the Regents Examination in Chemistry.

The New York State Regents Examination is given at the end of the school year.

Physics

This course covers such topics as mechanics, heat and kinetic theory, waves and optics, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics. All the topics in the New York State Core Curriculum for Physics are covered and students in this course are required to take the Regents Examination in Physics.

Forensics

Forensic science is an elective course rich in exploration and lab investigation which applies many disciplines of scientific study such as biology/anatomy and physiology, chemistry, and physics to solving crimes.