• ESSENTIAL, CORE, CONTEMPORARY SCIENCE 1 

    Length of course:                          One Year 

    Credit:                                            1.0 Credit 

    Grade Placement:                         9, 10 

    Prerequisite:                                   IEP team decision 

    Course Description: Science 1 covers the biological sciences defining living things and the characteristics and basic needs of living things, parts of the cell and the function, kingdoms of living things are investigated with life-skills applications. The nine systems of the human body are studied with emphasis on function and maintenance. The students are provided with opportunities for laboratory exploration with each unit and are expected to use problem-solving skills such as classifying, describing, discriminating how things are alike, and deductive reasoning skills. Placement in Science levels will be determined by IEP teams.