1. Science Department Goals

What is the science department philosophy?

Science Department Philosphy:

The science curriculum should help students to discover relationsips and concepts that will lead to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the world they live in. Students examine factual knowledge concerning the laws and conditions of the physical and biological world. All science courses are laboratory-oriented.

Science Department Goals:

Through a planned, sequential curriculum, Bristol Public Schools strive to educate each student in conjunction with the State Standards for science education. The goals of the Science Department are to involve student

  • in collaborative problem solving
  • in the safe and proper use and care of equipment
  • in the observation and collection of data
  • in the interpretation of data
  • in communicating both orally and in writing their results of experiments
  • in the use of technology to gather information and apply it to their daily lives

Next Generation Science Standards: