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The Science department at St. John’s College is an enthusiastic team of professionals committed to providing students with an academically challenging, inquiry focused curriculum. We offer programing at the locally developed, academic applied and university and college levels. We are also proud to offer Advanced Placement courses in Biology and Chemistry, as well as pre-Advanced placement classes at the Gr 9, 10 and 11 levels. These courses provide a more intensive focus on developing the science practices and thinking skills required in a university science program. (More information on the AP program can be found here: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/home?navid=ap-apcentral)

Our six science labs are newly constructed, and feature the latest in safety and laboratory equipment. Each teaching laboratory has between six and eight computers and an interactive whiteboard to provide students with a modern 21st century learning environment. We are proud to provide students with access to Vernier Lab Quest data collection technology, which allow students a unique opportunity to design experiments to collect the data required to answer their questions about the world around them.

The SJC science department is committed to offering students opportunities in the area of science and technology both in and outside of the classroom. We have an active STEM (Science Technology and Mathemathics) Club, whose activities include guest speakers (For example a Genetic councilor, Engineers Without Borders), and field trips to the Ontario Science Center and various Universities and Institutes throughout Southern Ontario. We are pleased to be launching a school based Science Fair to provide students opportunities to develop their curiosity and techniques to investigate the world around.