Science

Student Development

The Lemont High School Science Department believes students should develop the following characteristics: 

  • Problem solving skills 
  • Focus on scientific inquiry 
  • Mastery of material aligned with state standards 

Courses offered within the Science Department curriculum are aligned with state standards, and help students learn through hands-on laboratory experiments, classroom discussions, authentic assessments and technology. 

Student Expectations

Based on abilities and course level, students are expected to: 

  • Participate in laboratory experiments 
  • Work within the framework of scientific inquiry 
  • Take advantage of an array of courses with rigorous and differentiated curricula 
  • Utilize critical thought 
  • Develop a knowledge base that they can use as technology continues to advance

Grading Standards

Student grades are determined based on their performance on classwork, laboratory experiments and written assessments.

Science Curriculum Flow Chart

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First page of the PDF file: Science_Flow_Chart1

Course Descriptions

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First page of the PDF file: 2018-19_LHS_ProgramofStudies-Science

Science Department

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Scott Collins

Scott Collins

Science Chair
Karen Aleman

Karen Aleman

Science Teacher
Tina Bialek

Tina Bialek

Science Teacher
Amanda Curry

Amanda Curry

Science Teacher
Chris Hardy

Chris Hardy

Science Teacher
Chris Hill

Chris Hill

Science Teacher, Head Girls' Tennis Coach
Bill Holeman

Bill Holeman

Science Teacher
Erin Horan

Erin Horan

Science Teacher, Head Girls' Swimming Coach