• SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAM

    Students selecting this four-year course sequence will pursue individual projects. The Massapequa High School Science Research Program is a highly successful effort that supports students who strive to achieve award-winning recognition in science research. This program reinforces New York State Regents standards by emphasizing critical thinking and the integration of Math, Science, and Technology in a project-oriented research environment. Students will choose a research topic, perform library and Internet research, conduct laboratory research, and present findings in both oral and written form at local and national competitions. 


     

    SCIENCE RESEARCH COURSES

    Laboratory Skills for Research: .5 Credit, Ames
    The goal of the course is to develop basic laboratory skills to assist students in performing independent science research in the future. Students will complete advanced high school and college-level labs in preparation for designing their independent research projects.

    Science Research 1:  .5 Credit, Ames/MHS
    Introduces freshman and sophomores to the methods, techniques, and presentation skills of an independent science research project.

    Science Research 2:  .5 Credit, MHS
    Intended for sophomores and juniors who are continuing their projects and emphasizes individual coaching rather than classroom presentations.

    Science Research 3:  .5 Credit, MHS
    Designed for juniors and seniors who are finalizing their projects. Students will be expected to enter science competitions and/or contests. Class size will be limited. Enrollment will be determined by interest and performance in science, as well as by teacher recommendation.

    Science Research 4:  .5 Credit, MHS
    Designed for juniors and seniors who are finalizing their projects. Students will be expected to enter science competitions and/or contests. Class size will be limited. Enrollment will be determined by interest and performance in science, as well as by teacher recommendation. 

    Senior International Prep:  .5 Credit, MHS
    Limited to seniors who have completed summer research in preparation for National competitions.