Session Dates and Tuition: June 27– August 5, $1,000
8:05-10:10 am; 10:25 am-12:30 pm
This six-week integrated science course examines topics in diverse branches of science. Students will explore the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Science through a hands-on approach that includes the designing and performing of laboratory experiments. Students will also learn how to set up and manipulate laboratory equipment and appropriate technology. Emphasis will be placed on the development of skills such as hypothesizing, inferring, data collection and analysis, communication, and presentation.
This six-week lab science course will focus on life processes and a survey of the living world. The course will start with the chemical and physical systems necessary to support life and progresses to metabolic activities and functioning systems.
This six-week lab science course will focus on the basic concepts of chemistry. Problem solving will be an important skill developed in the course, which features an experimental approach. Students enrolling in this course should have completed Algebra 1.
This six-week course will stress conceptual understanding of the principles that govern the physical world. The topics of mechanics, electricity and magnetism, optics, waves, light, and relativity will be studied. Students enrolling in the advanced credit course should have completed Algebra 2 with Trigonometry; this prerequisite is preferred but not required for the preview course.