Freshman Research Techniques
This course is for students who have a science career as a goal. Besides the Regents Living Environment/Biology course, students perform additional advanced laboratory exercises such as chromosomal staining and biochemical projects. This course requires students to choose and perform a science research project that tests the effects of various environmental or chemical changes on a variety of microorganisms or insects.
Entrance to this class is by selection from the Entrance Exam in the Fall term and by teacher recommendation for the Spring. The class meets for a double-period each day.
Credits the student as a prerequisite for AP Biology.