Science Department - Wheaton Academy
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SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

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.

20

SCIENCE COURSES

5

AP COURSES

Science Clubs & Opportunities

Environmental Club
Makers Club
Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering
Science Bowl
Robotics Club

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
Ellen Shales

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

Luke Regan

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 >

Dick Clancy Teaching

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 >

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