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Science Department

New York State laboratory requirement for admission to a Regents examination in science 

For admission to a Regents examination in science each student must complete the State- mandated 1200 minutes of hands-on laboratory with satisfactory laboratory reports. The laboratory component must be provided in addition to the required classroom instruction associated with earning a unit of credit. Laboratory reports must be kept on file for at least six months after the student takes a Regents examination in science.

Garden City High School Science Program

Information about HS Science Courses

Typical Sequence of High School Science Courses 


       Honors Science Research courses

       Head start on Science Research

 Summer Science Programs

 Extra Help Sessions

Link To Middle School Science Department

Helpful Links:

Garden City High School Library Research Guide 

NYS Science Core Curriculum


Dr. Elena Cascio
Curriculum Coordinator

Science Summer Assignments

The summer assignments must be completed by students who will be taking the following courses:

Honors Living Environment

AP Biology

AP Chemistry

AP Physics C

Science Research (for Juniors and Seniors only) 

There are NO summer assignments for students taking other courses, including AP Environmental Science, Earth Science Regents, Living Environment Regents, Chemistry Regents or Honors, Physics Regents or Honors and all Project Lead The Way Engineering courses (DDP, POE or CIM). There is NO summer assignment for incoming Freshmen or Sophomores who will be taking Science Research courses.
The assignments are due on September 15, 2017. They will count for 5% of the First Quarter average.

Students taking AP Science classes must pick up their textbooks from the following teachers: Mr. Esposito (AP Biology, Room   210), Mr. D’Ambrosio (AP Chemistry, Room 200), and Dr. Slater (AP Physics C, Room 207). There is no summer assignment   for AP Environmental Science and students will get their textbooks in September.

   Click here for Summer Assignments