Corequisite: Living Environment Lab Class

Living Environment presents the materials as outlined in the NYS Core Curriculum transitioning to New York State Science Learning Standards. (NYSSLS). There are five topic areas that are covered: Biological Structure and Function, Matter & Energy in Organisms & Ecosystems, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, Inheritance and Variation of Traits, and Natural Selection and Evolution. These themes are discussed in class with numerous lab experiences reinforcing the major topics of the course.  Requirements include textbook readings, written lab reports, daily homework, and in-class assignments. Time will be spent in preparation for the Regents exam and the development of test-taking skills.  A 1200 lab minute minimum is required to take the Regents exam. This course meets the life science requirement for graduation.

This course culminates in a Regents Exam.


Corequisite: Earth Science Lab Class

Earth Science Regents classes present material according to NYS Core Curriculum transitioning to New York State Science Learning Standards. (NYSSLS). The various topics covered are Introduction to Earth Science, Spheres of Earth, and Mapping; Astronomy, Celestial Objects, and Orbits; Meteorology, Insolation, Energy Transfer, and Climate; Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition; Rocks and Minerals; Dynamic Earth, Earthquakes; Historical Geology; and Landforms. Each of these is presented with lab experiences to meet the NYS 1200-minute lab requirement. Homework, classwork, participation, along with quizzes and tests will provide students with adequate information, test taking strategies, and a hands-on approach in preparation of the Regents exam. At the end of the course, students take a two-part Regents exam: the performance portion and the written portion. A field trip with a field trip lab report will occur. This course meets the physical science requirement for graduation.

This course culminates in a Regents Exam.


(Prerequisite: 2 units of science, 2 units of math)

Corequisite: Physics Lab Class

Physics is an excellent preparatory course for any student who plans to major in a science, technical or math-intensive college program. Extensive application of analytical thinking, math skills, and scientific curiosity are stressed.  Topics include mechanics (linear, circular, & projectile motion, momentum & energy conservation laws), sound & light wave phenomena (reflection, refraction, diffraction, basic optics); static & current electricity, magnetism, basic circuits; and modern physics (quantum theory, sub-atomic structure, and nuclear reactions).  Many everyday examples of the use of these physical principles are presented both in class and through discovery-based labs.

This course culminates in a Regents Exam.


(Prerequisite: 2 units of science, 2 units of math) 

Corequisite: Chemistry Lab Class

Major areas of study are the structure and composition of matter, atomic structure, chemical bonding, processes and energy changes involved in chemical reactions, acid and base properties, equilibrium, electrochemistry, organic chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and applications of chemical principles.

This course culminates in a Regents Exam.


A lecture and laboratory course in the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Study begins with basic terminology and cell structure; then extends to a survey of the organ systems. The areas covered will includes, medical terminology, basic chemistry, cell and tissue structure, and the 11 systems of the human body: Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Nervous, Endocrine, Circulatory, Lymphatic, Digestive, Respiratory, Urinary and Reproductive. Midterm and Local Final Exam

This course is for students in grades 11 & 12.

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