This course is an interdisciplinary course designed to analyze humanity’s relationship with other organisms and the physical environment. Principles of biology, chemistry, physics and geology will serve as the foundation as ethics, law and politics enter the scientific arena. Content objects within this course are derived from the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards in preparation for the HSPA. Special emphasis will be placed on environmental chemistry with appropriate field analysis. This is lab based, career focused course.
Tests and Quizzes: 50%
Students are expected to come to class prepared with all work completed. Late work will not be accepted.
If a student is absent, it is his or her responsibility to make arrangements to complete any missed assignments. Homework assignments will be posted on the board each day as well as on the website. Make up work is to be handed in the following day. If a student misses a lab, he or she has five days to make up the material. If a student misses a test, he or shew will have 5 days to make up the test. Arrangements will be made for any extended absences.
Materials: Textbook, Binder, Journal, Pen/Pencil
Telephone: 732-222-9300 ext. 4040