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https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S61https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65237{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S61PhysicsThis course helps students understand the basic physical laws of our world. The course includes: scientific methods and measurement, forces, motion, energy, light, waves, electricity and magnetism. Laboratory work serves to promote understanding and to illustrate the experimental nature of physics. Mathematics is used every day in this course. 10SC - Physical Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Physics.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S98https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65308{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S98Research Seminar in Science wtThis highly structured year-long course offers students of an opportunity to perform authentic science research of their own choosing. Students participate in the community of scientific research and scholarship as part of their high school experience by performing hands-on scientific research under the supervision of a qualified mentor. Students identify their own topic of research; read relevant and appropriate scientific literature; create testable hypotheses; and design, analyze and discuss results. Each student will have the opportunity to enter research into local, state and national competitions, write a publication-quality paper describing research results, and give an oral presentation of research results. 10Electives10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo10.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Research%20Seminar%20in%20Science%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S52https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64305{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S52Anatomy & Physiology Advanced wtAdvanced Anatomy and Physiology is a yearlong course that provides students an opportunity to explore the structure and function of the human body in greater depth and detail than is currently offered in S 33 Anatomy and Physiology. The focus of this course will be to emphasize the physiological aspects of each of the 11 major body systemwithin] depth exploration of histology, biochemistry, cytology, and pathophysiology as related to both structure and function. Class work will include lecture, lab, group discussion, independent thinking assignments, clinical scenarios, and dissection. Students are expected to have taken S 31 Biology or S 39 Advanced Biology before taking this course. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of a “standard” course.10SC - Life Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Anatomy%20and%20Physiology%20Advanced%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S33https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64307{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S33Anatomy & PhysiologyAnatomy & Physiology is a yearlong course that provides students an opportunity to explore the intricate and sophisticated relationship between structure and function in the human body. The course offers students an environment in which they may explore topics such as homeostasis, anatomical and physiological disorders, medical diagnosis and treatment, modern and past imaging techniques, biochemistry, cytology, histology, and a survey of the remarkable array of body systems that comprise the human body. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts presented in the course.10SC - Life Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Anatomy%20Physiology.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S68https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64314{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S68AP Biology wtAP Biology is an introductory college-level biology course. Students cultivate their understanding of biology through inquiry-based investigations as they explore the following topics: evolution, cellular processes — energy and communication, genetics, information transfer, ecology, and interactions.10SC - Life Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20Biology%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S66https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64323{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S66AP Chemistry wtThe AP Chemistry course provides students with a college-level foundation to support future advanced course work in chemistry. Students cultivate their understanding of chemistry through inquiry-based investigations, as they explore topics such as: atomic structure, intermolecular forces and bonding, chemical reactions, kinetics, thermodynamics, and equilibrium.10SC - Physical Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo15.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20Chemistry%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S69https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64337{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S69AP Environmental Science wtThe AP Environmental Science course is designed to be the equivalent of a one-semester, introductory college course in environmental science, through which students engage with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world. The course requires that students identify and analyze natural and human-made environmental problems, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and examine alternative solutions for resolving or preventing them. Environmental Science is interdisciplinary, embracing topics from geology, biology, environmental studies, environmental science, chemistry, and geography.10SC - Life Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo15.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20Environmental%20Science%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S70https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64368{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S70AP Physics C wtAP Physics C combines two courses -- AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism and AP Physics C: Mechanics. AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism is a one-semester, calculus-based, college-level physics course, especially appropriate for students planning to specialize or major in physical science or engineering. The course explores topics such as electrostatics; conductors, capacitors, and dielectrics; electric circuits; magnetic fields; and electromagnetism. AP Physics C: Mechanics is equivalent to a one-semester, calculus-based, college-level physics course, especially appropriate for students planning to specialize or major in physical science or engineering. The course explores topics such as kinematics; Newton’s laws of motion; work, energy and power; systems of particles and linear momentum; circular motion and rotation; and oscillations and gravitation. Introductory differential and integral calculus is used throughout the course.10SC - Physical Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20Physics%20C%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S51https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64515{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S51Chemistry Advanced wtThis course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the relationships between the structure and properties of matter and the interaction of matter and energy. Units of study include: matter and its changes, atomic structure, chemical composition, nomenclature, acids and bases, reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, periodicity, bonding, molecular geometry, and thermochemistry. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts presented in the course. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of a “standard” course.10SC - Physical Science10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo15.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Chemistry%20Advanced%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S50https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64520{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S50ChemistryThis course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the relationships between the structure and properties of matter and the interaction of matter and energy. Units of study include: matter and its changes, atomic structure, chemical composition, nomenclature, acids and bases, reactions, stoichiometry, gas laws, periodicity, bonding, molecular geometry, and thermochemistry. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts presented in the course.10SC - Physical Science10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Chemistry.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S16https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64657{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S16Earth Space GeophysicalThis course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the relationships between the structure, processes, and resources on Earth and other solar bodies. Emphasis is placed on laboratory and field experiences. Units of study include Cosmology and Earth History, energy and forces in the Solar System, plate tectonics, climate processes, resources and the environment, physical and chemical changes in the geosphere, and natural hazards. This course is inquiry based and involves both independent and cooperative learning. 10SC - Physical Science10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo15.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Earth%20Space%20Geophysical.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S100https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64685{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S100Environmental Science and SustainabilityEnvironmental Science and Sustainability (ES&S) is a course intended to build understanding of scientific processes and concepts and prepare high school students to seek solutions to problems that they will likely face in their lifetime. ES&S is designed to build interest in sciences for students who are not attracted to the typical scientific disciplines of Physics, Biology, and Chemistry and allow students the opportunity to connect what they are learning to real-world issues and problems. 10SC - Life Science9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Environmental%20Science%20and%20Sustainability.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S37https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64248{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S37Advanced Biology wtIn this class, students will explore relationships between structure and function in organisms and the interaction of cells and organisms with each other and their environments. Topics of study include: use of a microscope, cell structure and function, biochemistry, microbiology, classification, human physiology, genetics, evolution, botany and ecology. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts presented and engage students in the practices of scientific inquiry. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of a “standard” course. 10SC - Life Science9th;#10th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Advanced%20Biology%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S20https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64252{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S20Advanced Physical Science wtPhysical Science is a lab-based, inquiry‐oriented course involving concepts concerning the physical world. Content areas explored include nature and behavior of matter, atomic theory, chemical and physical changes including bonding and reactions, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, light and sound, and energy. The course integrates the application of fundamental science tools including the metric system, periodic table, graphing techniques and applied technologies. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts and principles presented. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of a “standard” course.10SC - Physical Science9th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo15.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Advanced%20Physical%20Science%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S63https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64253{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S63Physics Advanced wtAdvanced Physics will acquaint students with the basic physical laws of our world. The major areas of study are in measurement, light, waves, motion, forces, energy, electricity, magnetism, and atomic physics. Laboratory work serves to promote understanding and to illustrate the experimental nature of physics. Algebra and geometry are used extensively in this course. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of a “standard” course.10SC - Physical Science11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Advanced%20Physics%20wt.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64866{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S31BiologyIn this class, students will explore relationships between structure and function in organisms and the interaction of cells and organisms with each other and their environments. Topics of study include: use of a microscope, cell structure and function, biochemistry, microbiology, classification, human physiology, genetics, evolution, botany and ecology. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts presented and engage students in the practices of scientific inquiry. 10SC - Life Science9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Biology.docx
https://brh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S10https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64873{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S10Physical SciencePhysical Science is a lab-based, inquiry‐oriented course involving principles and concepts concerning the physical world. Content areas explored include nature and behavior of matter, atomic theory, chemical and physical changes including bonding and reactions, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, light and sound, and energy. The course emphasizes the study and proper use of fundamental science tools including the metric system, periodic table, and graphing. 10SC - Physical Science9th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Physical%20Science.docx