|Objective A: Learners will develop a working
knowledge of life sciences.
- Human anatomy
- Cellular evolution and structure
- Ecology and ecosystems
- Health, nutrition, and disease
- Biological roots of behaviors
- Structural and functional relationships such as reproduction and
photosynthesis in plants and animals
|Objective B: Learners will develop a working
knowledge of physical sciences.
- Earth science including history of the Earth and universe;
structure of Earth, other planets, universe; and Earth's atmosphere,
weather and properties.
- Chemistry including structure and properties of matter; periodic
table; scientific notation; acids, bases, and salts; and chemical
reactions and energy changes.
- Physics including law of physics related to motion, energy, work,
pressure, heat; light; electricity; atomic energy; magnetism; and
|Objective C: Learners will be able to
understand and evaluate developments discussed in newspapers and
- Fact versus opinion
- Interrelationships between the sciences
- Application of science to everyday problems of pollution, drugs,
health, and relationships