Welcome to Garden City High SchoolScience Department
The summer assignments must be completed by students who will be taking the following courses:
Honors Living Environment
AP Physics C
AP Environmental Science
Science Research (for Juniors and Seniors only)
There are NO summer assignments for students taking other courses, including Earth Science Regents, Living Environment Regents, Chemistry Regents or Honors, Physics Regents or Honors and all Project Lead The Way Engineering courses (DDP, POE, CIM and CEA). There is NO summer assignment for incoming Freshmen or Sophomores who will be taking Science Research courses.
The assignments are due on September 14, 2018. 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), Dr. Foley (AP Chemistry, Room 200) and Dr. Slater (AP Physics C, Room 207). AP Environmental Science assignment does not require the use of the textbook and students will get them in September.
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
Dr. Elena CascioScience
(May 16, 23 and 30, 2018)