Science Department

All Middle School students are required to take Life Science (7th grade) and Physical Science (8th grade). All High School students are required to take three years of Science: one year of EarthScience, one year of Biology, and a third year of Physics or Chemistry.Four years, including Advanced Placement Environmental Science are recommended for those pursuing a higher degree in scienceor engineering.

In addition to science, one semester of Health is required.

All Classes meet the California Science Content Standards for California Public Schools for grades 7-12 and are transitioning to the Next Generation Science Standards. 

The MCAA Science Faculty (to view specific teacher pages, please use the Teacher Pages/Contact menu at the top of the page):

Emily Ellsmore                      8th Grade Science

Valeri Mathews                      7th Grade Science

Doreen McDowell                   Earth Science
                                             AP Environmental Science

Jeremy Noble                        8th Grade Science