Observe, Experiment, Innovate
The foundation for any study of science is the truth of God as the Creator and sustainer of all things. The Science Department will help you to understand the principles of science from the perspective of God’s truth about Himself and His Creation. All of the science courses will provide you with a foundation of scientific study grounded in biblical truth. The core of the science curriculum is the physics, chemistry, and biology courses.
Science Clubs & Opportunities
Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering
Cross-Curricular Course Highlight
Genetics and Biological Research
In this class, you will learn important genetic and biological concepts using modern laboratory techniques and equipment. You will practice DNA extraction, test for genetically modified organisms, clone foreign genes into bacteria and explore biotechnology.
“God is so complex, beautiful, immediate, and subtle, and the natural world is one of the best sources of insight into His character.”Luke Regan
Science Department Head
The Story Behind Ratio
Ellen Shales ’21 shares her experience collaborating with student researchers and teachers to create the Academic Journal Ratio.
Meet Your Science Teachers
Faculty Spotlight: Luke Regan
Working with high school students in a lab in Chicago gave me a taste of how rewarding it can be to help people engage with the world around them and become better questioners and scientists. More >
Faculty Spotlight: Dick Clancy
I love the structure and order of science. Our God is a God of order, and you can see His design in His creation. Studying science is a terrific way to deepen your faith in the Lord! More >
The High School Roadmap
Find course progression information and sample schedules that demonstrate the breadth of customization available to Wheaton Academy students.