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Comparable to college level courses The AP Exam is mandatory and paid for by Berwick Area School District. Earn college credit or placement. More info at Scored on a 5 point scale 5=extremely well qualified (traditional A) 4=well qualified (traditional A-, B+, B) 3=qualified (traditional B-, C+, C) 2=possibly qualified 1=no recommendation
Score reports are sent to colleges upon request AP looks EXCELLENT on your transcript Weighted at 1.08 (highest grade weight possible at BHS) If you do not take the exam, your APcourse will not be weighted For general information about AP courses and Exams visit
Prerequisites: Biology I, Chemistry I Content: Covers all 55 chapters in a college textbook in fulfillment of the advanced placement curriculum for biology. Following the exam, students will dissect the fetal pig to finish out the year.
Prerequisites: Advanced Math Content: This course emphasizes a multi- representational approach to calculus with concepts, results, and problems being expressed graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally. Themes of derivatives, integrals, limits, approximation, applications, slope fields, and modeling are covered.
Prerequisite: Calculus AB Content: This course requires a knowledge of topics covered in Calc AB. Additional topics of parametric, polar and vector functions, analysis of the graphs, velocity and acceleration, differential equations using Eulers method and polynomial approximations.
Prerequisite: Chemistry I and Algebra II Content: Gases, equations, stoichiometry, organic, nuclear, kinetics, thermodynamics, and coordination chemistry
Prerequisite: Computer Programming II Content: Emphasizes object oriented programming methodology. Concentration on problem solving and algorithm development. Includes the study of data structures, design, and abstraction
Junior Year Course Content: Lengthy expository, analytical, and argumentative essays. Required summer readings.
Senior Year Course Content: Intensive writing as a response to the extensive reading of all literary genres from a variety of time periods. Required summer readings Demonstrate critical and analytical thought Participate in frequent discussions to refine the writing process.
Prerequisite: Latin III Content: Students will translate, scan, analyze, and interpret 1800 lines from Vergils epic poem The Aeneid. Latin meter, vocabulary (6000 new words), grammar studies, historical figures, Augustan age history, and language mastery skills. Worth 1 credit and meets 1 period per day
Prerequisite: Advanced Math, Physics I Content: Lab oriented program designed to supplement physics. Topics discussed are electricity and magnetism, modern physics and nuclear science. For students planning to major in math, physics or engineering.
Content: Advanced level (5 th or 6 th semester) Intended for those students who took Spanish 1 in 8 th grade, however, to test out of Spanish 4, see Mrs. Isenberg ASAP. Emphasizing the use of Spanish for active communication, oral skills, reading comprehension, grammar, and composition. Demonstrate understanding of authentic Spanish language source material.
Content: Analytical perspective on government and politics in the US. General concepts used to interpret US government with specific examples. Becoming familiar with various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute US government and politics.