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    Courses Offered

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

    Chemistry

    Levels: CP, Lab Advanced, Honors, AP
    Instructors: Ms. Campbell, Ms. Sparrow
     

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

    Anatomy & Physiology
    Levels: CP, Advanced
    Instructors: Mr. Basile, Ms. Russell
     

    Environmental Science
    Levels: CP, AP
    Instructor: Ms. Ryan
     
    Marine Biology
    Instructor: Ms. Ryan
     
    What's Going On in the Classroom? 
     
    Environmental Science

    Students in Mrs. Ryan's AP Environmental Science simulated a land mining operation using cookies.

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    Students in Mrs. Ryan's Environmental Science classes investigated the effects of an oil spill in this awesome lab activity!

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    Biology

    Students in Mr. Basile's Biology class completed some engineering challenges before winter break.

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    Students in Ms. Russell's Biology class conducted an experiment of acid rain in Newton Lake. 

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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   

    Ms. Sparrow's Chemistry class performed an acid-base titration using burettes and phenolphthalein indicator. 

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    Ms. Campbell's Chemistry class examined the activity of oxidation and reduction of different metals.

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    Ms. Sparrow's Chemistry class used vacuum filtration to efficiently separate a solid precipitate.


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    Ms. Sparrow's AP Chemistry class made a rainbow of solutions using Le Chatelier’s Principle!


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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.