Important Information

Click on the links below for important science documents and information!

Why Physics First??

Why did Westwood Jr/Sr High change its Science sequence to Physics - Chemistry - Biology (Or... Physics First?? There are many reasons, but the main reason is still that its just plain "logical". This document will offer detail reasons and explanations to anyone who still has questions about Physics First.

Safety Contract

A signed safety contract must be handed to your science teacher before you take part in any lab exercises. Please read the contract carefully and abide by the rules of the laboratory!

Opt Out Form

According to NJ state law, students may opt out of dissection in life science courses. Please remember that if they choose to opt out of dissection, they opt out of ALL dissection for the entire year. If you choose to opt out of dissection, this form must be completed and brought to your science teacher by Friday, September 9, 2016.

Safety Letter to Parents & Students

Safety is a very serious topic when it comes to our students. This letter will explain just how serioSus we are and the lengths we, the teachers, go to in order to ensure the safety and well-being of our students in the laboratory.

New Science Course Levels Explained!

This document should clear up the differences between the new levels of "Honors", "CP Enriched", and CP.

Program of Studies

Looking for a description of any science course? Click here for the program of study. (Science begins on page 29!)