Anatomy and Physiology

  • ID: 3655

Usually taken after Biology, Anatomy and Physiology courses present the human body and biological systems in more detail.  In order to understand the structure of the human body and its functions, students learn anatomical terminology, study cells and tissues, explore functional systems (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, nervous, and so on).

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Biology

  • ID: 3654

In this course, students will explore the idea that living things are diverse, yet unified by common characteristics. In the first semester, students will learn about cell structure and function, cell division, DNA and heredity, and protein synthesis. In the second semester, students will study ecology and ecosystems, evolution and natural selection, and the scientific…

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Chemistry

  • ID: 3657

Course involves the composition, properties, and reactions of substances. The behaviors of solids, liquids, and gases; acid/base and oxidation/reduction reactions; and atomic structure are typical concepts explored in Chemistry-First Year courses. Chemical formulas and equations and nuclear reactions are also studied. NM 9-12 Science Standards. Strand I: Standard I (Benchmarks I, II, III).  Strand II:…

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Earth and Space Science

  • ID: 3652

In this course, students will perform hands-on and virtual investigations to develop a deeper understanding of our Earth as a system. Students will explore the interactions between the Earth, moon and sun, and what makes up our solar system and beyond. In addition, they will learn how Earth is constantly changing through plate movement, weather,…

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Forensic Science

  • ID: 3656

This course is designed to introduce students to the importance and limitations of forensic science and explore different career options in this field. They also learn to process a crime scene, collect and preserve evidence, and  analyze biological evidence such as fingerprints, blood spatter, and DNA samples. Moreover, they learn to determine the time and…

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Physical Science

  • ID: 3653

This course provides an introduction to basic chemistry concepts, in addition to forces and motion, electricity and magnetism, and the various types of energy that we experience every day. Students will also be introduced to the principles of light and sound, and how they interact with different types of matter.

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Physics

  • ID: 3658

Course involves the study of the forces and laws of nature affecting matter: equilibrium, motion, momentum, and the relationships between matter and energy.  The study of physics includes examination of sound, light, magnetic, and electric phenomenon.

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Robotics 1-3

  • ID: 3699

In this course, scholars learn to build and control physical and virtual robots. Scholars will implement programming to complete challenges and tasks. Throughout the three courses, scholars will learn the VEX Robotics, BotBall, and DaRwin OP platforms. Teachers: Mr. Broilo and Mr. Valles

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Robotics Competition

  • ID: 3700

In this course, scholars will utilize skills learned in Robotics to compete in intramural and statewide championships in VEX and BotBall. Teachers: Mr. Valles and Mr. Broilo

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