High School Physics
Physics is the study of everyday phenomenon. This course will require a good understanding of algebra. Labs and lab write-ups are required. Some of the major topics covered are: mechanics, forces, energy & work, waves, electricity, magnetism and modern physics . This course is designed to give any student planning for a career in science, medicine to have a strong and confidant knowledge of physics.
High School Chemistry
Chemistry is the study matter and the changes it undergoes. This course will require a good understanding of algebra. Labs and lab write-ups are required. Some of the major topics covered are: writing and balancing chemical reactions/equations, history of atomic theory, chemical bonds, thermal chemistry, acids & bases and maybe some organic chemistry. This course is designed to give any student planning for a career in science, medicine to have a strong and confidant knowledge of chemistry.
Conceptual Chemistry is a class that looks at real world problems and the how science mainly chemistry is used to find information, and solutions to the problems addressed. The topics of discussion include solutions, chemical equations, materials, energy, and gas laws. Hands on, lab intensive approach for this class is taken.
Track Junior High
Track and field is a sport comprising various competitive athletic contests based around the activities of running, jumping and throwing. Track and field events are generally individual sports with each indivual helping the overall team outcome. The running events are categorised as sprints, middle and long-distance events, relays, and hurdling. Regular jumping events include long jump, triple jump, high jump and pole vault, while the most common throwing events are shot put, and discus. At the Junior High level we encourage all athletes to try a variety of events.
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