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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog
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TS 85 - Language Arts in Science Level 5

Credits: 5-10
Introduces Level 5 students to the basic principles of science through reading and writing. Also introduces students to the history and nature of science. Students explore the fundamental concepts of life, physics, chemistry, astronomy or earth science. Students who successfully complete this course earn High School 21+ credits in science OR lab science.

Enrollment Requirement: Appropriate placement and instructor consent.

Course Fee: $3.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
  2. Apply the steps of the scientific method to solve a problem.
  3. Critique information from various sources to determine if the information is scientific and credible.
  4. Demonstrate basic lab skills through the collection, synthesis, and analysis of data.
  5. Write arguments on science topics using valid reasoning, relevant information, and sufficient evidence.
  6. Summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in science texts.
  7. Complete a research and application project on a scientific topic applying the scientific method.
  8. Analyze and report on data drawn from the material world using the tools, data collection techniques, models and theories of science.
  9. Integrate quantitative or technical analysis with qualitative analysis.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate college-ready level reading, writing, digital literacy, and communication skills in social studies, literature, and science.
  2. Demonstrate competency in college-ready level mathematics.
  3. Demonstrate the skills necessary for successful transition to college credit courses and/or living wage employment.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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