This is a course designed to give students a basic understanding of the structure of the universe, the structure and behavior of the objects that make up the universe and the earth's relationship to the other objects in our solar system. It includes a detailed study of the planets, the sun and the moon. Modern observational and measurement methods used by astronomers are investigated.
Meets NJ Graduation Requirements
Meets NCAA Core Course Requirements
2114 - Forensic Science I
Grade 9 | Credits: 2.5 | Semester Course
Students in this course learn the fundamentals of a criminal investigation and how it is used in a court of law. All sessions include crime scene analysis, evidence collection, and case studies. Students will focus on specific analytical techniques that could include fingerprinting, ballistics, explosives, arson, DNA, blood spatter, hair, fiber, handwriting analysis, forensic anthropology, and toxicology. By stepping into the role of the forensic scientist, students learn and apply numerous scientific strategies and skills.