Science Electives

  • Earth-Space Science

    Grades 10 – 12                                         5 Credits 

    This course is designed to give students a deeper understanding of astronomy, the solar system, and the universe beyond. Students increase their awareness of the scope and scale of our universe by gaining an understanding of Earth’s place in this system. Students then study the Earth’s hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, and biosphere.


    Marine Science

    Grades 11 – 12                                         6 Credits

    Prerequisites: Biology

    Marine Science is a laboratory course that introduces students to the study of marine environments. This is accomplished through the application of theory to the marine ecosystem available at the Perth Amboy waterfront. 


    Forensic Science

    Grades 9 – 12                                           5 Credits

    Forensic Science is the application of scientific techniques and technology to the investigation of a crime and the presentation of evidence in a court of law. The study includes the applications of concepts from the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, and geology to analyze and investigate evidence that may be discovered in a criminal investigation. Classroom activities include experiments, projects, and case studies.