High School Science

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High School Science Sample Topics Covered

Biology/AP Biology

  • Genes, Cells, and Organisms
  • Feedback in Organisms
  • Matter and Energy in Organisms/Ecosystems
  • Interactions in Ecosystems
  • Inheritance and Variation
  • Evolution and Natural Selection
  • Adaptation and Environmental Change
  • Biodiversity and Human Impacts
  • Cell Structure/Function
  • Cellular Energetics
  • Cell Communication
  • The Cell Cycle
  • Heredity
  • Gene Expression/Regulation
  • Natural Selection
  • Ecology

Chemistry/AP Chemistry

  • Atomic Structure/Properties
  • Molecular and Ionic Compound Structures
  • Intermolecular Forces and Properties
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Kinetics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Acids and Bases
  • Applications of Thermodynamics

Organic Chemistry

  • Structure and Bonding
  • Acid-Base Chemistry
  • Resonance
  • Alkanes, Cycloalkanes, and Functional Groups
  • Stereochemistry
  • Substitution and Elimination Reactions
  • Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides, Sulfides
  • Conjugated Systems and Pericyclic Reactions
  • Aromatics
  • Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Caboxylic Acids
  • Alpha Carbon Chemistry
  • Amines
  • Spectroscopy

Physics/AP Physics

  • Forces and Motion
  • Types of Interactions
  • Energy/Energy Modeling
  • Wave Properties
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Kinematics
  • Newton’s Laws
  • Circular Motion and Gravitation
  • Energy and Momentum
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Rotational Motion
  • Fluids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electric Field, Charge, and Potential
  • Circuits
  • Magnetic Forces, Fields, and Faraday’s Law
  • Electromagnetic Waves and Interference
  • Geometric Optics
  • Quantum Physics

Environmental Science (Earth Science)

  • The Living World 
  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity
  • Populations
  • Earth Systems and Resources
  • Land and Water Use
  • Energy Resources and Consumption
  • Atmospheric Pollution
  • Aquatic and Terrestrial Pollution
  • Global Change