Science

Requirements

Pass 3 Credit Hours
Board Policy: Must take a physical and a biological science

Physical Science

Grade Level:  9
Full Year Course:  1.0 Credit
Prerequisites:  None
Course Description: Physical Science is a required course in which the students will develop an appreciation for chemistry and physics through lab technique, lab work, the required textbook, and appropriate scientific vocabulary.

Biology

Grade Level: 10
Full Year Course:  1.0 Credit
Prerequisites:  None
Course Description:  A study of the marvel and miracle of life and living forms, their relationships, structure, functions, and basic processes from the standpoint of God’s word such as “O Lord, how great are Thy works..” Ps. 92:5.

Chemistry

Grade Level:  11-12
Full Year Course:  1.0 Credit
Prerequisites:  Successful completion of Algebra I with a grade of C or better
Course Description:  Science is an attempt by mankind to grasp the concepts of God's creation. Chemistry is the science that deals with the study of matter in God's universe and the changes that that matter undergoes. Its purpose is to help the student become more aware and appreciative of God's ordered creation, so that in all things dealing with chemistry, God is feared and His name is glorified.

Physics

Grade Level:  11-12
Full Year Course:  1.0 Credit
Prerequisites:  B- or better in Algebra 2
Course Description: Physics is a physical science course that deals with the study of God's physical universe. It is a weighted elective science course designed to investigate God's universe of matter and energy using a mathematical approach.

Applied Biology & Chemistry

Grade Level: 11-12
Full Year Course: 1.0 Credit
Prerequisites: Physical Science and Biology
Course Description: This course introduces the student to chemistry through the study of their God's created surroundings, as they review and build on their knowledge of biology, particularly as it relates to the crown of God's creation, human beings.

Anatomy

Grade Level: 12
Full Year Course:  1.0 Credit
Prerequisites:  Biology  (B- or higher)
Course Description:  This advanced class provides an opportunity for students to study God’s creation as He shows it in the intricate structure and function of the human body.

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