Science

 

Courses Offered

  • Physics 9
  • Physics 9 Honors
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Honors
  • AP Chemistry
  • Biology
  • AP Biology
  • Physics 12 Honors
  • AP Physics
  • AP Environmental Science
  • Forensics
  • Anatomy/Womens’ Health
  • Public Health
  • History of Medicine
  • Honors Independent Research in Science (1,2,3,4)
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Students Will…

  • engage in authentic scientific research in collaboration with local universities such as Caltech while using cutting edge methods for science learning for girls
  • gain the necessary intellectual tools to become the world’s finest microbiologists, physicists, forensic scientists, astrophysicists, aeronautic engineers, biochemists, physicians, dentists, pharmacists, veterinarians, and engineers
  • express themselves through science while forming their own scientific identity
  • be given opportunities to travel to engage in real world scientific research and applications including a trip to Costa Rica which will educate students through valuable first-hand experience by observing one of the most naturally gorgeous countries in the world and participating in international science competitions such as iGEM, the world’s foremost synthetic biology research competition

Chair: Suzanne Ares-Gonzalez ’93, M.A. and M.S., Loyola Marymount University and Mount St. Mary’s College

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