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Science Courses

Welcome to the ZCHS Science section of the course description guide.

Science Curriculum Graphic Overview

Science Courses Quick Reference

Course Title

Course Length

Prerequisite

Grade Levels

AP Biology

Full Year

Biology, Chemistry, Algebra II

10-11-12

AP Chemistry

Full Year

B+ in Alg II; B+ in Chem I

10-11-12

AP Environmental Science

Full Year

Biology and Chemistry or Physics

10-11-12

AP Physics I (Physics II)

Full Year

Algebra II and Physics or Alg II and ICP

10-11-12

AP Physics Level C

Full Year

Physics I or II; Calc AB or BC and recommendation from previous Physics teacher

10-11-12

Adv. Science Anatomy & Physiology

Full Year

Biology, Chemistry I and Algebra I

10-11-12

Adv. Science  Forensic Science

Full Year

ICP or Chemistry and Biology (Chemistry may be taken concurrently with Forensic Science)

10-11-12

Adv. Science Genetics

Full Year

 

ICP or Chemistry and Biology (Chemistry may be taken concurrently with Genetics)

10-11-12

Adv. Science

Scientific Ethics

 

Semester Fall or Spring

ICP or Chemistry or Physics and Biology

10-11-12

Biology I

Full Year

ICP,  Chemistry or Physics

9-10-11-12

Chemistry I

Full Year

Algebra I and ICP or Physics—9th grade through early placement only

10-11-12

Earth and Space Science I

Full Year

None

10-11-12

Integrated Chemistry/Physics (ICP)

Full Year

None

9-10-11-12

Physics I

Full Year

9th grade by early placement only

10-11-12