Science


Trinity has numerous offerings in Physical and Biological Sciences for both the College Prep and IB Programs.   There is a three year science requirement for graduation.  All students are required to take Biology as a freshman and Chemistry as a sophomore.  College Preparatory students are required to successfully complete Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Advanced Biology. International Baccalaureate students are required to complete Pre-IB Biology AND Pre-IB Chemistry.

 

Course Title
Grade Level
Duration/ 
Credit(s)
 Biology 9  2 blocks / 1 credit
 Trinity’s Pre-IB Biology 9  2 blocks / 1 credit
 IB Biology 11 and 12  4 blocks over 2 years /
2 credits
 IB Biology Seminar 12  4 weeks / .25 credit
 Advanced Biology  11-12  2 blocks / 1 credit
     
 Chemistry

10-11-12

2 blocks / 1 credit
 Trinity’s Pre-IB Chemistry

10

2 blocks / 1 credit
 IB Chemistry 11  3 blocks / 1.5 credits
     
 Physics  11-12  2 blocks / 1 credit
 Physics Honors 11-12  2 blocks / 1 credit
 Science of Light and Music 12 2 blocks / 1 credit
     
Global Environmental Systems 11-12 1 block / .5 credit
Forensic Science 10-11-12 1 block / .5 credit
Computer Science 9-10-11-12 1 block / .5 credit
Biotechnology   1 block / .5 credit
Anatomy and Physiology   1 block / .5 credit
Oceanography   1 block / .5 credit