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Science

Courses

Biology:

Class content is arranged around four principle areas of current biological knowledge: cell and organism physiology, inheritance and genetics, adaptation and evolution, and ecology and environmental science.

Objectives:

  • Students will learn practical scientific skills, which they can use to investigate study, analyze, and explain the world around them.

  • Students will develop a deeper understanding of how biology impacts their daily lives.

  • Each student will achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the EOC for High School Biology.

  • To encourage the spirit of scientific investigation and with it the attitudes of accuracy in thought and work

 

Environmental Science:

The goal of this course is to provide students with the scientific background needed to understand how the Earth works and how we, as human beings, fit into that. At the end of the course, it is expected that students will be able to identify and analyze environmental problems as well as the risks associated with these problems and understand what it is to be a steward in the environment, studying how to live their lives in a more sustainable manner.

Objectives:

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills necessary to identify and analyze environmental issues.

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to describe the structure of an ecosystem and the changes it undergoes.

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to analyze and recognize the interrelationships in a food chain and a food web.

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to describe the major biomes and the impact of human involvement and disruption of these biomes.

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to explain the growth of populations and factors that influence them.

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to explain the effect of human influences on the atmosphere, water, and land.

 

Geophysical Science:

Like Environmental Science, the goals of this course are also to portray a better understanding of the mechanices of our planet.  Students will gain a more concrete understanding of geological and physiological science.  The Earth's atmosphere, electromagnetic fields, induction, plate techtonics, and global warming are a few examples of topics covered in this course.

Objectives:

  • To immerse the student in the world of science.

 

  • Show the correlations how each geological system works together and effect one another.

 

  • To improve the relationship of mankind and the planet.

 

  • The student will demonstrate the ability to compete globally with the science fields throughout the world.

 

  • The student will gain the ability to contribue to the global benefit of mankind.

 

About the Teachers:

 

Mr. Alade: Mr. Alade teaches Geometry, Biology and Geophysical Science at Great Falls.  He has a Masters Degree in Special Education and a certificate in Instructional Supervision as well as a certificate in School Business Administration.  He graduated from University of Lagos in Nigeria and New Jersey City University.  His knowledge in subject matter in combination with his immense educational background is imparted daily to his students.