Welcome to the Science Department!

 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Which science classes are needed to graduate?

Which science classes does Mesa High offer?

Which science classes are available for college credit?

Which science class should I take?

Who teaches what subject / How can I contact a science teacher?

Where can I find information about the Mesa High Science Fair?

What's new in science / Where can I find science articles?

 

 

 

Which science classes are needed to graduate?

 

Mesa Schools

Standard Diploma

 3 lab sciences

biology + physical science + one additional

Mesa Schools

Scholastic Diploma

4 lab sciences

biology + chemistry + two additional (one must be advanced)

or

SC09 + biology + chemistry + one advanced

Az University Entrance  

3 lab sciences

biology + chemistry + physics or earth science

An integrated or advanced science may be substituted for one required course

 

For more information on graduation requirements, please check the District diploma requirement information available at the district site

 

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Which science classes does Mesa High offer?

Biology and AP Biology

Biotechnology One and Two

Earth Science

Elements of Essential Science (9th grade science)

Environmental and AP Environmental Science

Chemistry, Honor's Chemistry, and AP Chemistry

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Physics and AP Physics 1 and 2

Scientific Research Methods

More information about these classes can be found in the district's course catalogue. The catalogue is available in English and Spanish.

 

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Which science classes are available for college credit?

AP Biology

Biotechnology One and Two

AP Environmental Science

Honor's Chemistry

AP Chemistry

General Physics

AP Physics One and Two

Scientific Research Methods

More information about these classes can be found in the district's course catalogue. The catalogue is available in English and Spanish.

 

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Which science class should I take?

 

order of classes

 

More information about these classes can be found in the district's course catalogue. The catalogue is available in English and Spanish.

 

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Who teaches what subject / How can I contact a science teacher?

Click here for a list of science teachers, their subject areas, and contact information.

 

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Where can I find information about the Mesa High Science Fair?

Information about the school science fair can be found here.

 

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What's new in science / Where can I find science articles?

Arizona Republic - local newspaper, run a search for "science"

New York Times - science section for the NYT newspaper

Live Science - science articles and research

Discover  - magazine for science and technology

Wired - magazine for science and technology

Popular Science - magazine for science and technology

Scientific American - magazine for science and technology

New Scientist - magazine for science and technology

Earth - magazine focused on earth and environmental sciences

Science - AAS magazine for science

EurekAlert! - science news site sponsored by AAS

Chemical and Engineering News - science news site sponsored by ACS

Science Daily - current science news

Science News - current science news

World Science - current science news

NSF - Reports on research conducted by the National Science Foundation

NASA - updates from the National Aironautics and Space Administration

TED - short video lectures given by those prominent in their fields covering science, technology, art, design, and social issues.

 

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