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Course Name: Physical Science
Grade: 9th
Credit: 1
Duration: Full Year
Prerequisite: N/A
Description: This is an introductory physical science course designed to introduce students to chemistry, physics, and earth/environmental principles. Students will focus on the following topics: Properties of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Reactivity, The Periodic Table, Carbon Chemistry, Energy and Motion, Electricity and Magnetism, Earths Cycles, and Environmental Science. Additionally students will focus on conducting and designing experiments as well as data analysis.
 
 
Course Name: Biology
Grade: 10th
Credit: 1
Duration: Full Year
Prerequisite: Physical Science
Description: This is an introductory life science course designed to introduce students to biological topics and principles. Students will focus on the following topics: Biochemistry, Ecology and Population Dynamics, Cell Biology, Genetics and Heredity, Molecular Biology, Growth and Reproduction, Pathogens and Infection, and Evolution. Additionally, students will focus on conducting and designing experiments as well as data analysis.
 
 
BioScope
 
Course Name: Chemistry
Grade: 11th
Credit: 1
Duration: Full Year
Prerequisite: Physical Science
Description: This chemistry class follows the Hartford Public School's curriculum. Topics covered will include the periodic table, chemical bonding, naming of compounds, organic chemistry, chemical reaction rates, stoichiometry, gases and solutions, and experimental design. There will be an additional focus on science in the media.

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