“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
” ~Clay P. Bedford
Students attending a Lincoln-Way High School will be provided with learning opportunities in the sciences that are consistent with a mixture of the State of Illinois and National Science Education Standards. These proficiencies along with the commitment from the Lincoln-Way Science Departments, will provide the experiences and opportunities necessary to maximize the academic and social growth of all students.
The keys to a successful science education program are incorporating the following knowledge and skills for the engaged students through lecture, discussions, classroom activities and laboratory experiences:
- Scientific investigation
- Thinking and being curious about science & its applications
- Solving problems with logical & reason
- Using the laws, theories, and principles of science as a means of organizing data and information
- Interpreting data & evaluating experimental results
- Reading, writing, & communicating effectively
- Being accountable & responsible for their own learning including self assessment of progress made
- Possessing an attitude of critical analysis both in the classroom and in their lives.