Science

Welcome to the Science Department

Students at Mission High School will participate in a rigorous science program that is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and includes real-world, hands-on learning unique to the city of San Francisco and its environment. Students will develop their science and engineering skills through practices such as planning and carrying out investigations, developing and using models, asking questions and defining problems, analyzing and interpreting data, constructing explanations and designing solutions, and engaging in argument from evidence.

Course Sequence:

  • 9th Grade:  NGSS Biology
  • 10th Grade: NGSS Physics
  • 11th &12 Grade: NGSS Chemistry, Agriculture 1, Environmental Science, Astronomy
  • 12th Grade: AP Environmental Science

Contacts

Ms. Kimball

Department Head, Courses: Environmental Science

Mr. Banyai

Courses: Astronomy, Physics

Mr. Barr-Wilson

Courses: Health, Physics

Mr. Gibson

Courses: Chemistry

Ms. James

Courses: Biology

Mr. Libson

Courses: Physics

Ms. Penrose

Courses: Agricultural Science, Biology

Ms. Tom

Courses: Biology