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Science Portal Mission

"To inspire the desire for learning and prepare academically all those willing to undertake the challenge of learning science."

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Portal Home

Stay Connected

It is important to stay up to date. The Science Portal gives you access to the course calendar and announcements, science Q&A desk, Science Portal Twitter, and a photo gallery.

Student Docs

Quickly access important documents anytime, wirelessly in the student docs tab.

Documents

Lab Docs

Project Docs

Contact Us

Availability is important. In addition you can also contact the Science Portal Administrator through he Q& A tab in the Stay Connected sections.

Courses

Choose from many different science disiplines to learn. You will always have access to the Science Portal. Each course is structure the same (see Content).

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Chapter

The course chapters are highly organized to make it easy to learn. After carefully reading the course decription & outline in the Docs tab for a course you're ready to begin learning. The scope & sequence is a great place to begin since it provides a day-by-day outline of the course. The course introdcution provides some general information about the course. Each course is organized into chapters and contains a exam prepartion section.

Lesson Overview

Lesson Introduction

This is a brief, but engaging intro to the chapter. It provides background information as well as the main objective of the chapter.

Lesson Plan

is a detailed day-by-day outline that guides the students through the lesson.

Learning Objectives

Students can use these learning outcomes to monitor their progress through a lesson.

Notebook Checklist

is a detailed assignment guide.

Content

Engage

From insightful reading activities to animated videos, the Engage section launches the imagination. Now you're ready to learn

Explain

is the meat of the lesson. This section contains the detailed content of the lesson. The presentation walks you through each lesson step-by-step.

Extend

provides a variety of critical thinking and problems solving activities to practice what you have learn.

Content

AP Content

gives advanced students access a more rigorous content. Each lesson set has a complimentary video.

Explore

the content deeper, and discover more using a variety of resources.

Lab

**Labs should be conducted in a labortory setting with a responsible adult.

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Course Docs

Quickly gain access to the most commonly used documents for each course under the Docs tab. Examples inlcuded, a periodic table, equation table, metric unit conversion, helpful apps, course outline, course scope & sequence, and others.

Help

The Help tab gives students access to multiple, multi-media resources to help guide them through the course.

Literacy

Reading

The Reading section provides students with a library of science readings, both fiction and non.

Videos

The videos section grows daily. The coolest science videos the internet has to offer found here.

Literacy

Writing

Here a student will find a complete guide to composing a scientific article using APA format.

Articles

Articles gives students update on the current APA published articles.