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Science

Overview

ASTI's science program includes two years of foundational science courses that include Biology and Physics.  Within these courses students receive instruction both in the discipline-specific content as well as the nature of science as a way of thinking.  

 

Students are encouraged to continue their science studies at the college level, specifically in the area of Chemistry.  Other available science courses include additional Biology/Physics, Astronomy, Anatomy, Physiology, and Nutrition.  Related offerings include Anthropology, Computer Science, and Psychology.

Sample Biology Activities/Labs:

  • Heart Dissection
  • Microscope Examination
  • Plant Growth Investigation

Sample Physics Activities/Labs:

  • Mousetrap Car
  • Mini-Trebuchet
  • Pulley Systems

Course Materials  

Laboratory Rubric (coming soon)

Biology Syllabus

Biology Text:

Biology. Miller and Levine.  Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2004.

Physics Syllabus

Physics Text:

Conceptual Physics. Hewitt.  Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2009.
Science Seminar Syllabus

Resources

CA Next Generation Science Standards

SAT II: Biology E/M

SAT II: Chemistry

SAT II: Physics

ACT Science