Students are required to complete 2 or 3 years of science classes in order to graduate. These classes feature hands-on experiments to explore the world around us. Our classes also include a wide variety of electives and advanced placement classes.
Science at SPHS
Chemistry is a lab-oriented course that explores matter and related topics. It helps students explain what makes up the world around them. Goals of this class include:
- strengthening problem-solving skills that will help students succeed past their high school experience.
- understanding atoms and matter
- preparing for the NYS Chemistry Regents exam
Earth Science is a lab-oriented course that explores our planet's traits from earthquakes to raindrops, and floods to fossils. Goals of this class include:
- strengthening problem-solving skills that will help students succeed past their high school experience
- understanding the Earth’s features and systems
- preparing for the NYS Earth Science Regents exam
This course explores many topics that are important to society today. It includes what are natural resources and how do we manage them. Students explore actual case studies and conduct hands-on research.
This class introduces biology to our students. Topics explored in this course are:
- scientific inquiry
- and more
This course ends with the Living Environment Regents.
Sports Anatomy is a course that will enable scholars to develop an understanding of the relationship between the structures and functions of the human body. It focuses on the study of human movement of systems, factors, and principles involved in human development. Scholars will learn about the effects of physical activity on health and performance, and how it influences athletes in society today. This course will prepare scholars for programs in physical education, kinesiology, and health.