ScienceThe Science Program will provide opportunities for students to acquire and communicate concepts and basic vocabulary for biological, physical, and environmental sciences. Students will apply the processes, techniques, methods, equipment, and available technology of science to solve everyday problems in an increasingly technological world.Students will use scientific methods to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to conduct research, make responsible decisions, and ethical judgments in our society and environment.
Program Goals:1. Experience the richness of knowing about and understanding the natural world.2. Understand and value the impact of science on the individual, society, technology, andthe environment.3. Understand that science impacts personal decisions concerning well-being, ethics,and careers.4. Understand and communicate the concepts and basic vocabulary of science.5. Understand the process and importance of acquiring, managing, and using informationin science.6. Understand science as a human endeavor, which spans through time, culture, andinterdisciplinary studies.
Last Modified on April 29, 2009