Course title

Integrated Science



Course description

Integrated Science is a dynamic and comprehensive course designed to engage students in the exploration of scientific inquiry, physics, chemistry, and earth science within the context of the natural environment. Through hands-on experiments, interactive activities, and real-world applications, students will develop critical thinking skills while gaining a deep understanding of the fundamental principles that govern our universe. The course will begin by emphasizing the process of scientific inquiry, teaching students how to ask questions, make predictions, and design experiments to investigate natural phenomena. Students will learn to analyze data, draw evidence-based conclusions, and communicate their findings effectively. In the physics component, students will delve into the fundamental concepts of motion, forces, energy, and waves. Through experimentation and problem-solving activities, students will explore the laws of motion, the principles of energy transfer, and the behavior of waves in various mediums. They will also examine how these concepts apply to everyday phenomena and technological innovations. The chemistry portion of the course will introduce students to the structure of matter, chemical reactions, and the periodic table. Students will conduct experiments to explore chemical properties, reactions, and the conservation of mass. They will investigate the properties of elements and compounds, as well as the role of chemical reactions in shaping the world around us. In the earth science segment, students will study the dynamic processes that shape Earth's surface, atmosphere, and ecosystems. They will explore topics such as plate tectonics, weather and climate, the water cycle, and the interconnectedness of Earth's systems. Through hands-on investigations and virtual simulations, students will gain insights into geological phenomena, environmental issues, and the impact of human activities on the planet. Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to make connections between different scientific disciplines and apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios. They will develop skills in scientific inquiry, critical thinking, and problem-solving, preparing them for success in future science courses and careers. Integrated Science will foster a curiosity about the world and empower students to become informed, responsible citizens who can contribute to the scientific understanding and stewardship of our planet.

School country

United States

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School city


High school

Gateway Early College High School

School / district Address

108 N 40th St

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Requested competency code

Lab Science

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Approved competency code

  • LINT
  • Integrated science

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Expected grade level


Online / Virtual