Students are exposed to each of the following four branches of science in the grades 9 and 10. They can follow their interests or career paths in grades 11 and 12.
The science of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution. It includes botany and zoology and all their subdivisions.
The science of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of matter, especially of atomic and molecular systems.
The branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy. The subject matter of physics includes how things move on the ground and in the air, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of atoms.
Earth and Space
This stream blends together Earth Science and Astronomy. Earth Science is the branch of science that looks at how earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers and other geological processes have shaped our planet over time. Astronomy looks at our place in the solar system and what you can see in the night sky.