Science
    The Science Department at Essex High School offers courses in Earth Science (2 levels), Biology (2 levels), Chemistry, Physics, and Environmental Science. 




Julie Apgar Department Chair, Earth Science, Environmental Science
Michael Gilbert Chemistry
Gary Dickens Biology, Biology II - Special Topics
William Peters Physics

    The Science Standards of Learning identify academic content for essential components of the science curriculum. If you would like more information please visit the Virginia Department of Education website.


Resources:

Tips for Getting Girls Involved in Stem
Discovery Education 
Khan Academy
National Science Teachers Association
Net Frog
PBS STEM Education Resource Center
Periodic Table of the Elements
Physical Science SOL Activities
Safety in Science
ScienceNetLinks
Science SOL Practice
Share the Skies Telescope Project
Teacher Enrichment Program
Thinkfinity
Virtual Frog Dissection