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BIOLOGY

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GRADE(S)

9TH

LENGTH

2 SEMESTERS

UC/CSU APPROVED

YES

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Biology is a life science course based on the California Content Standards for Science. This course fulfills both the college laboratory science requirement and the high school life science graduation requirement. Subjects covered include ecology, cellular biology, genetics, and evolution. Students are expected to develop scientific thinking; a reasoned approach to problem solving and an understanding of the role biology plays in daily lives. This course meets the graduation requirement for a life science.

CHEMISTRY

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GRADE(S)

10TH-11TH

LENGTH

2 SEMESTERS

UC/CSU APPROVED

YES

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Chemistry is a physical science course based on the California Content Standards for Science. This course fulfills both the college laboratory science requirement and the high school physical science graduation requirement. Topics include atomic structure, nomenclature, bond formation, chemical reactions, gases, reaction rates, thermodynamics, and metric calculations. This course meets the graduation requirement for a physical science. Recommended Prerequisite:  C or better in Geometry.

PHYSICS

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GRADE(S)

11TH-12TH

LENGTH

2 SEMESTERS

UC/CSU APPROVED

YES

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Physics A/B is a physical science course based on the California Content Standards for Science. This course is designed for students wishing to fulfill both the college laboratory science requirement and high school graduation requirement. Topics covered include energy, forces, motion and matter at a college preparatory level of analysis. Laboratory activities are designed to lead to discovery and appreciation of concepts in these areas. This course meets the graduation requirement for a physical science. Recommended Prerequisite: C or better in Algebra II or Honors Algebra II.

CHEMISTRY
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