Preparing students to...

  • achieve literacy in science.

  • become problem solvers concerned with societal issues and human needs.

  • meet the requirements to enter higher levels of education

Meeting students' learning needs by...

  • ensuring equity and excellence at all levels.

  • encouraging curious minds.

  • providing inquiry-based, hands-on, process-oriented instruction that makes full use of problem-solving techniques, technology and appropriate teaching strategies within safe facilities.

  • providing relevant and developmentally appropriate experiences.

  • emphasizing science's role in everyday life today and in the future.

Developing science literacy by...

  • emphasizing critical thinking.

  • integrating the disciplines.

  • incorporating technology.