5640 Biology 1 and 2 (1/2 unit each)
This survey course involves the study of living things. The processes and methods of science are emphasized with laboratory work. Topics include characteristics of life, cell structure and function, genetics and cell division, plant and animal structure and function, ecological relationships.
Physical Science 1 (1/2 unit each
This course is designed to develop an understanding of the processes and methods of science with an emphasis on laoratory work covering the concepts related to matter and energy basic to Chemistry.
Earth Space Science I and 2 (1/2 unit each)
General science or biology)
is a survey course involving the study of geology, meteorology, astronomy,
and oceanography. The process and methods of science are emphasized
with laboratory work involving the use of scientific methods to solve
problems and answer
questions. The development of the Earth and it's life, as recorded in
the rocks and minerals, is a prime importance. Special emphasis is given
to the geology of Kansas. This course is designed for students wanting
to expand their scientific areas of interest.
Environmental Science 1 and 2 (1/2 unit)
This course provides real world context for linking the classroom to the needs of the community - drinking water quality, indoor and outdoor air quality, and maintaining the responsibility that mankind has to the Earth. State and city agencies work with students to provide activities, labs, field trips, guest speakers, and web-based instruction.