Science is a process rooted in curiosity, awe, understanding and respect for the natural world in which we live. In science courses at St. Margaret's, students are encouraged to become autonomous learners in a collaborative environment. We teach students to be critical thinkers who use logic, experimental design, and problem solving as vehicles for discovery. Our students are asked to demonstrate scientific literacy and effective communication skills. With this background, we hope students will mature into responsible stewards of the Earth and build a life-long interest in science.
Under these principles, the Science Department seeks to impart to its students through its K-12 curriculum, an enduring understanding of how to approach problems or questions of interest. Our students learn how to :