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This course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic concepts that explain our physical environment. In compliance with the NJ State Core Curriculum Content Standards, we will address topics including the following:

 General science, such as scientific measurement and procedure

 Basic chemistry, such as the periodic table, formulas, chemical reactions, and acids and bases

 Basic physics focusing on problem solving skills and covering topics such as Newton’s laws, work, simple machines, energy, and waves

 Nuclear reactions and power

This course is taught at the academic level. In order to prepare students for college, they will be assigned a variety of homework assignments and projects that will help to improve their content reading skills, note taking skills, study skills, and test taking skills. In the classroom, we will use a variety of methods to achieve these goals and help students to understand concepts and content. These methods may include but will not be limited to lab demonstrations, mini-labs, independent work, small group work, lecture, and classroom discussions.

The course is designed to acquaint the student with the basic concepts that explain our physical environment.  In compliance with the NJ State Core Curriculum Content Standards we will address topics including:

  • General science such as: scientific measurement and procedure.
  • Basic chemistry such as: the periodic table, formulas, chemical reactions and acids and bases.
  • Basic physics focusing on problem solving skills and covering topics such as: Newton’s laws, work,  simple machines, energy, and waves.
  • Nuclear reactions and power.

This course is taught at the academic level.  In order to prepare students for college, students will be assigned a variety of homework assignments and projects that will help to improve their content reading skills, note taking skills,  study skills and test taking skills.  In the classroom we will use a variety of methods to achieve these goals and help them to understand concepts and content.  These methods may include, but will not be limited to independent work, small group work, lecture, lab demonstrations, mini-labs and classroom discussions.

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