SCIENCE-2-U 2022-2023 CLASSES AT EIE

LOCATION: 2640-A7 Myrtle Ave. Monrovia, 91016. Their direct # is 626-821-0025.

CALENDAR: 
Mr. Marty’s Elementary Science Classes will begin Monday, September 12th, 2022 with First Semester ending January 27th, 2023. The Second Semester starts January 30th and ends Monday, June 12th, 2023.

Miss Jill’s Jr. High and High School Classes will begin Tuesday, August 30th, 2022 with First Semester ending December 16th, 2022. The Second Semester starts Tuesday, January 9th and ends Tuesday, May 9th, 2023.

Mrs. Wright’s High School Classes will begin Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 or Thursday, August 25th with First Semester ending December 16th, 2022. The Second Semester starts Tuesday, January 9th, or Thursday, January 11th and ends Tuesday, May 23rd, or Thursday, May 25th, 2023. 

Presently, there will be no classes on the following dates for any of our classes at EIE. Please check with your instructor prior to the 1st day of school for any changes:
                          Nov 21-25           Dec 19, 2022 – Jan 6, 2023           Feb 20-25            Apr 3-14, 2023 

 
You may browse Science-2-U classes available at this campus below. To view detailed class descriptions and textbook information, click the link below the class time or at the top of this page in the menu. 

ELEMENTARY CLASSES $280 PER SEMESTER

Hands-on science classes for K-5th grade. The subject of study changes monthly with a mix of physical and life science courses. All supplies will be provided. No textbook is required. All Elementary classes are taught by Martin Forte.
**  WE DO NOT ACCEPT SINGLE SESSION OR MONTH BY MONTH REGISTRATIONS. REGISTRATION IS FOR THE FULL SCHOOL YEAR AND PAYMENT MUST BE MADE WHETHER YOUR STUDENT  ATTENDS EACH CLASS OR NOT. IF YOU DROP, YOUR SPOT WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO OTHERS ON THE WAITLIST **

MONDAY       11:00am – 12:00pm    or     12:30am – 1:30pm   

The Amazing World of Water

Animal Behavior

Magical Machines

All About Energy

Edible Science

Amazing Matter

Marine Life

The Big World of Little Insects

JR HIGH & HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES $400 PER SEMESTER

All supplies will be provided for classes. Lab books will be available through Google Classroom and will need to be printed at home. Full class descriptions and textbook information may be found below the class times or at the top navigation under Jr High. Physical Science is available to both 8th and 9th grade students. These classes are taught by Jill Wilcox.    

Life Science 6th-8th $400

This course is for Jr High students (6th-8th) and is an introduction to the life sciences. We will cover cells, genetics, mitosis/meiosis, photosynthesis, protein synthesis, respiration, the 6 kingdoms, and human anatomy. Each week will have a live lecture and hands-on lab. Textbook reading, homework questions, lab paperwork, and tests will be completed by the student at home. A science fair project will also be completed by each student during 2nd semester. A field trip may be offered.

 

 

TUESDAY     3:30pm – 5:00pm

Physical Science 8th-9th $400

This course may be for late Jr High or early High School (8th-9th) and is an introduction to chemistry and physics. It is highly recommended that students take this class prior to high school chemistry and physics. A basic understanding of algebra (how to solve for one unknown) is required. We will cover the scientific method, measurements, energy and motion, the nature of matter, atomic structure and the periodic table, elements and their properties, and interactions of matter like chemical reactions. Waves, light, and sound will be covered followed by electricity and magnetism. Each week will have a live lecture and hands-on lab. Textbook reading, homework questions, lab write-ups, and tests will be completed by the student at home. A science fair project will also be completed by each student during 2nd semester. 

TUESDAY     1:30pm – 3:00pm

HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES $400 - $500 PER SEMESTER

All supplies will be provided for classes. Lab books will be available through Google Classroom and will need to be printed at home. Full class descriptions and textbook information may be found below the class times or at the top navigation under High School. Physical Science is available to both 8th and 9th grade students and taught by Jill Wilcox. Biology and Chemistry classes are taught by Lisa Wright.            

Biology 9-10th $450

This A-G level biology course is designed to take the student through a general study of living matter. Students will learn basic biological principles and explore the diversity of life on Earth. They will study the present form and function of organisms, from cells to organ systems, from simple viruses to complex Homo sapiens. There are more than twenty-five hand-on lab/lab activities covering biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, bacteria, viruses, fungi, protists, plants, animals & animal behavior, and ecology. Along with a variety of dissections and modeling there are student-led investigations that allow the student to pursue individualized areas of inquiry.  In addition, students will learn microscopic and aseptic techniques together with laboratory safety and proficiency. Emphasis will be on disciplinary core ideas (content), scientific practices, and crosscutting concepts, coupling practice with content to apply the material in a meaningful way to the world, and analyzing & proposing ways to minimize human impacts on biodiversity.  The year culminates in a student-led multi-week lab project with a poster presentation and an optional field trip.

 

TUESDAY 10:30pm – 12:45pm

General Chemistry 10-12th $500

General Chemistry is a first-year introductory A-G level class that explores chemical phenomena. Through lectures, class discussions, small group activities, homework, labs and class lab challenges, students will explore chemical concepts as they apply to the world around them. Emphasis will be on disciplinary core concepts, both qualitative and quantitative laboratory inquiry, mathematical modeling of key concepts, and the process of scientific inquiry. Topics include but are not limited to: modeling the atom (nuclear & subatomic), understanding properties of mater at the bulk scale, chemical bonding, understanding and modeling chemical reactions, moles, stoichiometry, properties of solutions and concentration/dilution, thermodynamics, reaction rate, dynamic equilibria, acid/base, reduction/oxidation (redox) and gasses. We focus a lot in this class on the chemical effects of human activity on the environment and using chemistry to offer viable solutions.   This class culminates in an engineering applications unit on bioplastics and their effects on the environment. Class meets weekly for 2 hours and includes keeping a scientific journal. 

Pre- or Co-requisite:  Algebra 1


THURSDAY
     2:30pm – 4:30pm

Honors Chemistry 10-12th $500

Honors Chemistry is a more challenging A-G level class that explores chemical phenomena with an emphasis on preparing the student for future study in STEM classes and SAT II subject material. Through lectures, class discussions, small group activities, homework, labs and class lab challenges, students will explore chemical concepts as they apply to the world around them. Emphasis will be on disciplinary core concepts, both qualitative and quantitative laboratory inquiry, mathematical modeling of key concepts, and the process of scientific inquiry. Topics include but are not limited to: modeling the atom (nuclear & subatomic), understanding properties of mater at the bulk scale, chemical bonding, understanding and modeling chemical reactions, molecular & empirical formulas, % composition, moles, stoichiometry, properties of solutions and concentration/dilution, thermodynamics, reaction rate, dynamic equilibria, acid/base, reduction/oxidation (redox) and gas laws. We focus a lot in this class on the chemical effects of human activity on the environment and using chemistry to offer viable solutions.   This class culminates in an engineering applications unit on bioplastics and their effects on the environment. Class meets weekly for 2.75 hrs hours and includes keeping a scientific journal. Honors students are required to do researched lab reports on their experimental work that include mathematical analysis, graphs & charts as well as well-reasoned conclusions supported by their experimental data.  Honors students are held to a higher standard, including the use of appropriate significant figures at all times, and error analysis in all labs that are quantitative.

Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Algebra I with a C or better. 


THURSDAY
     2:30pm – 5:10pm

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