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    Courses Offered

    Biology
    Levels: CP, Lab Advanced, AP
    Instructors: Mr. Basile, Mrs. Frasco, Ms. Russell, Mrs. Ryan
     

    Chemistry

    Levels: Lab Advanced, Honors, AP
    Instructors: Ms. Sparrow, Mr. Stelling
     

    Physics
    Levels: Lab Advanced, AP
    Instructor: Ms. Garcia-Gordon
     
    Conceptual Physical Science (CPS)
    Instructor: Dr. Grossman, Ms. Sparrow

    Anatomy & Physiology
    Instructors: Mr. Basile, Ms. Russell
     

    Environmental Science
    Instructor: Mrs. Ryan
     
    Earth and Space Science
    Instructor: Dr. Grossman
     
    Marine Biology
    Instructor: Mrs. Ryan
     
      
    What's Going On in the Classroom?
     
    Classroom Collaboration

    In celebration of Arbor Day, a collaboration between Environmental Science, Intro to Physical Science, AP Physics, RMS, and the Department of Environmental Protection sought to plant trees in Saddlers Woods and Newton's Creek to replenish the forest after recent storms.

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    Environmental Science

    Students in Mrs. Ryan's Environmental Science classes and the Environmental Club planted trees in order to offset carbon emissions and help protect the habitat of the Humboldt penguin.

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    Anatomy and Physiology

    Students in Mr. Basile's Anatomy and Physiology class learned to identify muscles in the human body using our new muscle models.

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    Anatomy and Physiology students conducted urinalysis on simulated samples.

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    Students in Mr. Basile's Anatomy and Physiology class assessed sweat gland distribution on their palms and forearms.

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    Biology

    Students in Mr. Basile's Biology class assessed characteristics of bacterial population growth.

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    Mrs. Ryan's Lab Biology students were engaged in a "hands-on" activity modeling enzyme function.

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    Chemistry   

    Mr. Basile's Chemistry-CP class investigated the physical properties of different types of chemical bonds.

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     Mr. Stelling's classes celebrated Mole Day with some fun activities


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     Physics

    Ms. Garcia-Gordon's Lab Physics Advanced class participates in monthly engineering challenges. In December, they were asked to build bridges using only pennies.