Science

Nicole Raccio
Department Leader
nraccio@southingtonschools.org
628-3229 ext. 11358
David DeStefano
Assistant Department Leader
ddestafano@southingtonschools.org


Monica BaniciVictoria Bogdanski
Dirk DeBoerAndrea DiPaolo
Judy DunnLen Fredricks
Allison GamzonJaime Hatch
Sharon KirscheKeith Gregorian-Michaelson
Jamie Mitchell WeismanSharon Mossy
Matt MroczkaRichard Niro
Debra O'BrienGeorge Pulley
Jesse QuinnKaegan Radziwon
Sal SpagnaMichael Terray
Don Peronace
All students must earn 2 credits in science to meet graduation requirements. However, students are strongly encouraged to take at least one science course each year as many colleges require more than 2 years of science. It is strongly recommended that students take Earth Science and Biology in their first two years of high school to prepare for the CAPT. Students desiring a greater opportunity to take more science electives and Advanced Placement science courses should choose to take Biology as their elective in addition to taking Earth Science during their freshman year. Students should elect this at the CCP and/or Honors levels only.

All science courses incorporate laboratory activities into the curriculum and therefore are all considered laboratory classes even if they do not meet for a double lab period.

The following classes have a double lab period that meets once every six days:
Biology (H, CCP)AP Biology
Chemistry (H, CCP, CP)AP Chemistry
Physics (H)AP Environmental Science
AP Physics (meets every day)


COURSES AVAILABLE BY GRADE
Grade 9Grade 10Grade 11 and 12
Earth Science H, CCP, CPBiology H, CCP, CPChemistry H, CCP, CP
Biology (elective) H, CCPAP BiologyPhysics H, CCP
Chemistry H, CCP, CPAP Biology
AP ChemistryAP Chemistry
AP Environmental ScienceAP Physics
AP Environmental Science
Anatomy and Physiology H, CCP
Environmental Science - CCP, CP
Marine Biology CCP, CP
Entomology and Genetics CCP
Weather and Planet Earth CP
Astronomy CP




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