The Athenian Academy

High School Science Summer School

 

Biology

This condensed and abbreviated course will provide students who have previously studied biology an overview of key concepts.  This is a great resource for students who find that they need some extra support after having completed a full year biology course or for students who have self-studied biology and want additional reinforcement.  This class does not include a lab component.  Lab intensives are available as an optional add-on.  This is not recommended for students with no high school biology experience.


Topics to be included

Cell structure

Photosynthesis

Cellular respiration

Cell Growth & Division

Genetics

DNA/RNA

Evolution

Classifications

Bacteria & Viruses

Protists

Fungi

Plants

Invertebrates

Chordates

Human Anatomy


Text:  Biology - 9780132013499


July 24-27, July 31-Aug 3    $290 (through 5/20)



 

Chemistry

This condensed and abbreviated course will provide students who have previously studied chemistry an overview of key concepts. This is a great resource for students who find that they need some extra support after having completed a full year biology course or for students who have self-studied biology and want additional reinforcement. This class does not include a lab component.  Lab intensives are available as an optional add-on.  This is not recommended for students with no high school biology experience.


Topics to be included:

Atomic Structure/Subatomic Particles

Matter 

The Periodic Table

Ionic Bonds

Covalent Bonds

Other Bonds

Nomenclature

The Mole

Stoichiometry

Reactions

Solutions 

Gas Laws

Thermochemistry

Acids Bases & Salts

Redox Reactions


Text:  Chemistry ‑ 9780131152625


June 24-29. July 10-13    $290 (through 5/20)