La Costa Canyon High School

Science Department

Recommended Course Pathway for Graduating Classes of 2022, 2023, 2024

Recommended Course Pathway for Graduating Class of 2025 and beyond

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The La Costa Canyon Science Department wants to help place your student in the proper science class. In order to assist you in the process of selecting the appropriate science course please review the following Science Pathway Chart. The Science Pathway Chart offers three scenarios for La Costa Canyon High School students. If you have additional questions you can contact your student's science teacher, counselor, or Cindi Schildhouse.

Faculty

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  • Mr. Brubaker (Biology, A.P. Environmental Science, and I.B. Environmental Systems & Societies )

  • Ms. Borsack (Biology and AVID)

  • Mrs. Carlyle (Honors Chemistry, AP Physics 1, AVID)

  • Mr. Evers (A.P. Physics 1, A.P. Physics C, I.B. Physics HL, and I.B. Film SL & HL )

  • Mrs. Honsberger (Chemistry and Earth Science)

  • Ms. Schildhouse (A.P. Physics 1 and I.B. Biology SL) *Department Chair

  • Mrs. Sejut (Chemistry and Sheltered Chemistry)

  • Mr. Sills (Biology and Anatomy & Physiology)

  • Mrs. Stapko (Physics)

  • Mrs. Thile (Biology and A.P. Biology)

Course Descriptions

Life Sciences

Life Science

Biology

Anatomy & Physiology

A.P. Biology

A.P. Environmental Science

Physical Sciences

Earth and Space

Chemistry

Honors Chemistry

A.P. Chemistry

Physics

A.P. Physics 1

A.P. Physics 2

A.P. Physics C