Course Name: Essential Elements of Science
Course #: SC09
Grade Level: 9th
# of Credits: One (1)
SC 09 Essential Elements of Science
SC 09 is the entry level science course for high school and provides the conceptual foundation for the entire MPS high school science curriculum. Students in this course receive instruction and practice in developing and refining scientific skills and methods that are prerequisites for success in subsequent high school science courses. Using mostly chemistry and physics concepts as a framework, students discover and collect evidence that supports the atomic/molecular theory of matter. These principles lay the groundwork for understanding all biological and chemical relationships. Topics included in this class are scientific processes, the nature and history of science, earth science, basics physics, and chemistry.