At the Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker, students are engaged in a rigorous, relevant curriculum which integrates the environmental sciences through the following over-arching goals:
- Use scientific process/inquiry skills to solve environmental problems and to effectively communicate results.
- Infer, interpret, and draw conclusions to support arguments with evidence from conflicting views on environmental issues.
- Use sustainable practices and apply them to real-world situations.
- Participate in environmentally-based service learning and collaborate with community partnerships.
- Apply science literacy to new learning’s and observations.
- Identify environmental factors which effect living organisms.
- Interpret the local landscape by identifying key features including: flora, fauna, topography, and human impact.