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The science curriculum is based on the use of the methods of inquiry to participate in
investigations and problem solving related to the standards delineated in The Massachusetts Science Frameworks. The process of seeking solutions is emphasized rather than the solutions themselves, making the laboratory, as well as other student activities, key to all courses. The structural content of the Science curriculum revolves around the core of Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics as well as a fundamental understanding of the natural sciences. Science is also viewed as a human endeavor that relates people to the real world. At the same time, the Science curriculum embraces technology, including extensive use of classroom computers that are used throughout the curriculum.

Courses in Science
(click to read course descriptions from Program of Studies)

Anatomy & Physiology Honors
Anatomy & Physiology CP1
Anatomy & Physiology CP2
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics C
Biology Honors
Biology CP1
Biology CP2
Chemistry Honors
Chemistry CP1
Chemistry CP2
Earth Science CP2
Energy Systems CP
Environmental Science CP1
Forensic Science
Genetics/Biotechnology Honors
Marine Science CP1
Physics I Honors
Physics I CP1
Physics I CP2
Physics II Honors
Physics II CP1
Product Design & Analysis CP
Weather and Climate
Science Fair

Science Department Staff
Meme O'Malley, Department Chairperson
 Samantha Fallon
Gardi Fiske
Leah Milne
Dan Mullaney
William O'Malley
Eric O'Connor
Kevin Ostaszewski
Lindsey Reichheld
Megan Schwartz
Lisa Lloyd Sherman
Lara Walleston
Sue Wick