Nano Physics is a project-based course taught by Ms. Vanderhoef where students will explore physics concepts such as: energy, light, and forces on the nano-scale, which are the foundations for current research and industry in nano-scale devices. Students will be investigating how these concepts pertain to the real-world in fields such as: electronics, medicine, and green energy. This includes topics, such as: photolithography, which allows the building of nano-scale circuits and mechanical actuation systems for chip manufacturing; and additive manufactuing (3D printing), where cutting-edge research is exploring the potential for building organs for transplant patients.
Freshman Seminar is a year-long course is designed to help incoming freshmen manage the academic rigor and social issues of high school. Taught by Mrs. Heather Roberts and Mr. John Riemenschneider, this course covers various study skills, note-taking, test-preparation, research procedures, and reading and writing strategies. Students will learn and practice organizational skills that they can apply to all their classes.
The course will also address social issues that affect freshmen as they begin to explore high school and post-secondary planning. Freshman Seminar is designed to help students during their transition to high school – its academic and personal demands – and help ensure their educational success.
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