By the end of twelfth grade, students who are making adequate progress in science are able to:
12.1.1 Interpret information presented in graphic form
12.1.2 Choose an appropriate graph style to plot given or collected data
12.1.3 Produce a graph using scientifically acceptable format
12.2 PROBLEM SOLVING
12.2.1 Solve problems using the scientific method
12.2.2 Use formal and informal experimentation to form reasonable conclusions
12.3 ACCESS INFORMATION
Knowledge to access data from:
12.3.1 Reference tables
12.3.2 Scientific journals
12.4 BASIC LABORATORY TECHNIQUES
Students will be exposed to multiple basic laboratory techniques, including but not limited to:
12.6.1 Handling acids and bases safely
12.6.2 Correct use of Bunsen burners
12.6.3 Weighing samples
12.5 SAFETY KNOWLEDGE
12.6.6 Learn and be required to use acceptable safety procedures when working in the laboratory setting.
12.6 ENVIRONMENTAL COMPREHENSION
12.6.7 Understand the concepts and consequences of the human impact on the global environment.
12.6.8 Yes, Virginia, there is global warming even if our President does not understand it.
12.7 METRIC SYSTEM
12.7.1 Understand the basic units and usage of the metric system
12.7.2 Have knowledge of some basic everyday relationships between the English system and the metric system, for example:
212° F = 100°C, 1 Kg = 2.2 lbs, 1 m. = 39.4 in.
12.8 SCIENTIFIC LITERACY
scientific literacy, make reasonable decisions in their life and be
able to understand and analyze County, State, and National issues, i.e.
wetland values, pollution, global warming, alternative energy forms,
NYRI, etc. They will also be able to become informed citizens concerning advances in the medical and scientific fields.