Course Descriptions

Science Courses

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This quarter-length course meets all benchmarks of the Human Interactions with Living Systems substrand of the Minnesota Academic Standards in Life Science, as well as some benchmarks of the Structure and Function substrand, while focusing on human...


This quarter-length course meets all benchmarks of the Interdependence Among Living Systems substrand of the Minnesota Academic Standards in Life Science while focusing on Minnesota forests. Topics include: tree anatomy and physiology, tree...


This quarter-length course meets all benchmarks of the Structure and Function substrand of the Minnesota Academic Standards in Life Science while focusing on food science. Topics include: microbiology, cell structure and function, food safety, food...


Physics A addresses the concepts of one and two dimensional motion, Newton’s Laws of motion, vectors, forces, and momentum. Physics B addresses the concepts of work, gravity, planetary motion, waves, light, sound, and Einstein’s Theory of...


Chemistry helps us to make sense of the world we live in—from why soap cleans greasy plates to whether or not biofuels are a beneficial energy path. First semester topics include lab techniques and safety; scientific methods; measurement; chemical...


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