Our curriculum follows the California State Science Framework in conjunction with the San Francisco Archdiocesan guidelines, which establishes the curriculum standards for grades K-12. Below is a list of general grade level scope and sequence information.
4th Grade: Science (general) Scott Foresman
5thGrade: Science (general), Scott Foresman
6thGrade: Earth Science, Holt Science and Technology
7thGrade: Life Science, Holt Science and Technology
8thGrade: Physical Science, Holt Science and Technology
Field Trips are designed to take students out into the "field" to reinforce concepts taught in the classroom. This allows students to experience science first hand.
The following is a list of past field experiences:
8th-- Physical & Life Science at Marineworld
7th-- "Canoes in Sloughs": an ecological study of our Bay wetlands.
8th & 7th-- Marine Science Institute: Marine Biology research vessel out on the San Francisco Bay.
6th-- Four day Outdoor School program: at Walker Creek Ranch.
Other trips have included Slide Ranch, Lawrence Hall of Science, & San Francisco Science Academy.
My education background:
Holy Redeemer Catholic School Missouri - Elementary
Nerinx Hall Catholic School Missouri - High School
Villa Duchesne Catholic High School Missouri - High School
Loyola University Louisiana - College
Dominican University - College