• REGENTS SCIENCE COURSES

    Note:  All courses end in a NYS Regents Assessment

    Regents Earth Science:  1 Credit, Ames
    This course covers the fundamentals of geology, meteorology, and astronomy. This Regents-level course will focus on all areas of the Physical Setting: Earth Science curriculum. The course will emphasize reading comprehension and critical thinking. Re- gents Earth Science will begin the Regents science sequence. An additional lab period is required every other day. A successful completion of 1200 minutes of laboratory experience with satisfactory written reports is a prerequisite for admission to the Regents examination.

    Accelerated Regents Biology:  The Living Environment:  1 Credit, Ames
    This course provides a broad understanding of the fundamentals of biology. This Regents-level course will follow the New York State Living Environment Core Curriculum, with the inclusion of enrichment activities for those students that have completed Accelerated Earth Science. Students in this course are expected to proceed to Regents Chemistry the following year.  An additional lab period is required every other day. A successful completion of 1200 minutes of laboratory experience with satisfactory written reports is a prerequisite for admission to the Regents examination.

    Regents Biology:  The Living Environment:  1 Credit, MHS
    This course provides a broad understanding of the fundamentals of biology. Students should take this course after completing Earth Science to continue their Regents science sequence. This Regents-level course will follow the New York State Living Environment core curriculum. An additional lab period is required every other day. A successful completion of 1200 minutes of laboratory experience with satisfactory written reports is a prerequisite for admission to the Regents examination.

    Regents Chemistry:  1 Credit, MHS
    This course presents the general principles of chemistry, including a study of how matter interacts. The course will follow the New York State Physical Setting: Chemistry curriculum. A successful completion of 1200 minutes of laboratory experience with satisfactory written reports is a prerequisite for admission to the Regents examination.  Prerequisite: Successful completion of Earth Science, Biology and Geometry with suggested minimum Regents Exam Scores of 75; Corequisite: Geometry, Algebra 2 or Advanced Algebra with Chemistry Support

    Regents Physics:  1 Credit, MHS
    This course emphasizes the concepts that underlie the study of physics, including mechanics, waves, electricity, and atomic structure. The course will follow the New York State Regents Physics Core curriculum and it requires a superior understanding of mathematical concepts. Successful completion of 1200 minutes of laboratory experience with satisfactory written reports is a prerequisite for admission to the Regents examination. Prerequisite: Successful completion of two Regents science courses and Algebra 2; recommended minimum 80 average in science and math. Departmental permission is required for students that did not successfully complete chemistry.