Biology is a lab-based, conceptually taught coordinated science class. The course will focus on the science of ecology and the environment, cells, genetics and evolution, and human systems emphasizing the scientific method process and critical thinking.
Chemistry is the study of the microscopic world around us. It uses a mathematical and scientific approach towards understanding the invisible world of atoms, molecules and compounds which dictate how everything in the universe exists and functions. The academic skills and knowledge accumulated in this class will help students in future classes, college and even life. The process of analyzing, understanding, interpreting and solving problems is the basis of any successful career.
Agriculture Biology is a laboratory science course for the college bound student. The course emphasizes detailed knowledge of molecular and cellular aspects of living things, structure and function of plants and animals, genetics, plant and animal diversity and the principles of classification, ecological relationships and animal behavior. Students enrolled in this course will participate in FFA, which is a youth organization that promotes premier leadership, career success, and personal growth. This portion of the course should be enjoyable and extremely beneficial to the student.
Health includes general physical, social and emotional teen health issues, family health history, chronic diseases, lifestyle choices as it relates to health, quality of life and longevity, values, decision making, goal setting, first aid basics, tobacco, alcohol, various illegal and prescription drugs, human reproductive anatomy and physiology, STI's, and birth control.