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Math, Science, & Forensics

Forensics SLC

Have you always wanted to pursue a career in Math or Science?
  • Do you have an inquiring mind?
  • Have you ever wondered how the cause of death is determined?
  • Have you ever wondered how medications work?
  • Do you enjoy watching CSI, Forensics Files, 48 Hours and Snapped?
 
If you do then the Math, Science and Forensics SLC is the right one for you.

The Math, Science and Forensics program will give you the start you need, you

will acquire life long skills and will be trained to be analytical, detailed oriented, have a keen eye for observing and your exposure to higher level Math will help you to develop your problem solving skills. Not only will you have fun but it will prepare you for doing one of the best jobs possible.

 

Vision Statement

The vision on Newtown High School’s Math, Science and Forensics Small Learning community is to provide the highest quality education through research and discovery in the area of Math, Science and Forensics.

 

Goal

To have students focused and engaged by choosing a career path that they will enjoy and subsequently pursue when they move on to College.
 
Math Science
Math Core Courses:
9th Grade- Algebra
10th Grade- Geometry
11th Grade- Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry
12th Grade- Pre-Calculus/Calculus 
Science Core Courses:
9th Grade- Living Environment
10th Grade- Chemistry/ Earth Science
11th Grade- Physics/AP Biology
12th Grade- Marine Science/Forensics Science 
Careers in Math:
  • Actuary
  • Math Teacher
  • Economist
  • Statistician
Careers in Science:
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Nurse
  • Chemist
  • Medical Doctor
 
Forensics Electives 
Crime Scene Investigation Forensic Analysis  Forensic Behavioral Science 
  • Forensic Science and The Law
  • Physical Evidence and the Crime Scene
  • Types of Evidence
  • Recreating the Crime Scene- Forensic Construction
  • Previewing and Recording the Crime Scene Evaluating the Crime Scene
  • The Murder Scene
  • Drugs
  • Toxicology
  • Human Remains
  • Firearms, Tool Marks, Impressions
  • Document and Hand Writing Analysis
  • Blood
  • DNA Analysis
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Criminology
  • Ethics
  • Criminal Justice
  • The Death Penalty
  • Careers 
Internship Opportunity 
 
We look forward to establishing partnership with colleges in our area such as John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Pace University, Se. John's University and Monroe University as well as the Police Precinct.