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    • Science
Upper School (9–12)

Science

All Classes In-Person

BiologyNEW

Grades 9-12
This class is designed to prepare students for high school biology.  In this course we will study life beginning with biology foundations, cells, energy and transport, reproduction and cell division, classical genetics and molecular genetics and other biological concepts.
July 8 - July 26
12:30pm-2:30pm
$1,250
No class June 19

Chemistry NEW

Grades 9-12
this description may change as this will be expanded from last summer's offering. This class is designed to prepare students for high school Chemistry.  Topics will include but will not be limited to properties of matter, chemical measurements, nomenclature, molar conversions, chemical reactions, stoichiometry and chemical bonding, and gas laws.  There is an emphasis on the mathematical approach and experimental data analysis.  This will be a highly interactive course, with students participating in discussions and problem solving.
June 17 – July 26
10:00am-12:00pm
$2,300
No class June 19, July 4 & July 5

Preparation for Advanced Placement Chemistry 

Grades 9-12
This class is designed for students who previously completed an Honors, or on level Chemistry course and prepare students for the AP level course.  Topics will include but will not be limited to  properties of matter, chemical measurements, nomenclature, molar conversions, chemical reactions, stoichiometry and chemical bonding, and gas laws.  
June 17 – July 26
8:00am-10:00am
$2,300
No class June 19, July 4 & July 5

Beginning Biochemistry 

Grades 9-12
This class is designed to prepare students for high Biochemistry Chemistry. Topics will include but will not be limited to the structure and function of important biomolecules such as carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Concepts such as chemical bonding will be reviewed as needed. This is intended to prepare the student for study of enzyme kinetics and the use of cofactors & coenzymes; and metabolic pathways including glycolysis, TCA, electron-transport system, fatty acid and amino acid pathways.
June 17 – July 3
12:30pm-2:30pm
$1,250
No class June 19
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.