Washington Township

Public Schools | Sewell, NJ

Course Offerings, Path and Sequencing

Our Science Department's courses and have been designed to target students' diverse needs and interests in the study of science. Students typically follow one of three science course sequences (although change of sequence is allowed), each of which is designed to appropriately challenge students to achieve the NJ Core Curriculum Standards for Science. Typical course selections for each sequence include:

GRADE 9
GRADE 10
GRADE 11
GRADE 12

Integrated Science 1

Integrated Science 2

Integrated Science 3

Human Biology

Semester Electives:

  • Forensic Science:
  • Topics in Genetics
  • Astronomy
  • Marine Biology

CP Geoscience

CP/Honors Biology

CP/Honors Chemistry

Concurrent with
Semester Electives:

  • Forensic Science:
  • Topics in Genetics
  • Astronomy
  • Marine Biology
  • AP Biology

CP/Honors Physics

Anatomy & Physiology

AP Biology

AP Chemistry

AP Environmental Science

Semester Electives:

  • Forensic Science:
  • Topics in Genetics
  • Astronomy
  • Marine Biology

Honors Biology

Honors Chemistry

Honors Physics

AP Chemistry

Anatomy & Physiology

Semester Electives:

  • Forensic Science:
  • Topics in Genetics
  • Astronomy
  • Marine Biology

Anatomy & Physiology

AP Biology

AP Chemistry

Ap Physics

AP Environmental Science

Semester Electives:

  • Forensic Science:
  • Topics in Genetics
  • Astronomy: Marine
  • Biology

As noted above, the science department also actively participates in the Advanced Placement (AP) Program. Currently the science department offers the following AP courses:

  • Advanced Placement Biology
  • Advanced Placement Chemistry
  • Advanced Placement Physics "C" (Calculus-based)

The science department also offers an Anatomy and Physiology course, which enables students to qualify for college credit by means of a dual credit agreement existing between Washington Township Schools and Gloucester County College.

Laboratory Facilities

Our extensive science laboratory facilities include 22 science lab rooms:

9
 Biology Labs
6
 Chemistry Labs
3
 Physics Labs
2
 Geoscience Labs
4
 Integrated Science Labs

Equipment provides data collection and analysis through the use of technology including:

    • Laptop computers
    • Mimeo boards
    • Printers
    • Presentation equipment
    • Models
    • Lab probes
    • Software 
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