Preparing students to...

  • achieve literacy in science.
  • become problem solvers concerned with societal issues and human needs.
  • meet the requirements to enter higher levels of education.

Meeting students' learning needs by...

  • ensuring equity and excellence at all levels.
  • encouraging curious minds.
  • providing inquiry-based, hands-on, process-oriented instruction that makes full use of problem-solving techniques, technology and appropriate teaching strategies within safe facilities.
  • providing relevant and developmentally appropriate experiences.
  • emphasizing science's role in everyday life today and in the future.

Developing science literacy by...

  • emphasizing critical thinking.
  • integrating the disciplines.
  • incorporating technology.