Student Outcomes

Students in our science classes will...

  • Develop and apply skills of observation, data collection, analysis, prediction, and scientific reasoning in designing and constructing experiments and solving technological problems.
  • Apply integrated knowledge of mathematics, science, and technology to solve interdisciplinary problems and make more informed decisions relative to personal and societal concerns.
  • Explain how scientific principles of chemical, physical,and biological phenomena have developed and relate them to real world situations.
  • Evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, and ethical implications associated with the impact of science on current and future life.
  • Understand environmental problems at the local, national, and international levels.
  • Understand the various forms of energy, energy resources, and conservation of energy.
  • Address national and state standards through a process of scientific inquiry, mathematical analysis, and engineering design.
  • Develop an appreciation for scientific inquiry as well as for the contributions of all scientists; past, present, and future.
  • Develop the ability and willingness to change beliefs and opinions after careful examination of new evidence.
  • Demonstrate scientific literacy using scientific journals and primary sources.