STEM: BIOSCI/MATH INTERACTIONS
SCI336 – 2.0 credits (1 credit – sci; 1 credit – math)
This is a very unique course only offered at Niagara Falls High School in one our brand new state-of-the-art STEM classrooms. STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) careers are the most rapidly growing fields in today’s work force. Using the latest technology and the newest equipment such as autoclaves, gel electrophoresis, and digital microscopy, students will gain real-world experiences in some of the most relevant 21st century topics. Concussion awareness, infectious diseases, and the human genome project are just some of the topics that will be studied in detail. The focus of the class will be project-based inquiry learning which develops a student’s ability to develop modern day work force skills.
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of the NYS Living Environment Regents Exam, NYS Integrated Algebra/Common Core Algebra I Exam, and NYS Global Exam.
EXAM: NFCSD Final Exam
STEM: APPLIED MATH/SCI INNOVATIONS
MAT 336 – 2.0 Credits (1 credit – sci; 1 credit- math)The Applied Innovations STEM classroom offers a rich exposure to computer design, product based engineering, biomanufacturing, and nanotechnology. STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) careers are the most rapidly growing fields in today’s work force. Students will have an opportunity to work with 3D Scanners and Printers, CNC Routers, and Laser Cutters to create both physical and virtual manipulatives while studying pre-engineering, engineering, and advanced manufacturing topics. The focus of the class will be project-based inquiry learning which develops a student’s ability to adapt to modern day work force skills.