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Science:
               Course Name   Reading per class      Study hours per   Tests, essays and papers   Major Projects(including
                                                    class                                     summer assignments)
               Biology       •   30-50 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Tests and quizzes
                                   (varies per unit)               •   Free response writing
                                                                      practice
                                                                   •   Assignments vary with units
                                                                   •   Lab reports
               Chemistry     •   30-50 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Tests and quizzes
                                   (varies per unit)               •   Free response writing
                             •   25-30 problems per                   practice
                                 week                              •   Assignments vary with units
                                                                   •   Lab reports
               Physics I     •   30-50 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Tests and quizzes
                                   (varies per unit)               •   Free response writing
                             •   25-30 problems per                   practice
                                 week                              •   Assignments vary with units
                                                                   •   Lab reports
               Physics C     •   5-15 problems a day   1-2 hours per day   •   Investigative tasks/labs
                             •   Assigned reading                  •   Projects throughout the year
                                                                   •   Tests and quizzes


               Social Studies:
               Course Name   Reading per class      Study hours per   Tests, essays and papers   Major Projects(including
                                                    class                                    summer assignments)
               European      •   40-60 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Unit tests/quizzes/practice
               History       •   Supplemental reading                  AP exams
                                 as assigned                       •   3-4 essays per quarter
                                                                   •   Special projects which may
                                                                       include papers and
                                                                       presentations
               US History    •   40-60 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Unit tests/quizzes/practice
                             •   Supplemental reading                  AP exams
                                 as assigned                       •   3-4 essays per quarter
                                                                   •   Special projects which may
                                                                       include papers and
                                                                       presentations
               US Government   •   40-60 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Unit tests/quizzes/practice
               and Politics   •   Supplemental reading                 AP exams
                                 as assigned                       •   3-4 essays per quarter
                                                                   •   Special projects which may
                                                                       include papers and
                                                                       presentations
               Human         •   40-60 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Unit tests/quizzes/practice
               Geography     •   Supplemental reading                  AP exams
                                 as assigned                       •   3-4 essays per semester
                                                                   •   Special projects which may
                                                                       include papers and
                                                                       presentations
               Psychology    •   40-60 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Unit tests/quizzes/practice
                             •   Supplemental reading                  AP exams
                                 as assigned                       •   3-4 essays per semester
                                                                   •   Special projects which may
                                                                       include papers and
                                                                       presentations
               Macroeconomics   •   40-60 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Unit tests/quizzes/practice
                             •   Supplemental reading                  AP exams
                                 as assigned                       •   3-4 essays per quarter
                                                                   •   Special projects which may
                                                                       include papers and
                                                                       presentations
               World History    •   40-60 pages per week   1-2 hours per day   •   Unit tests/quizzes/practice
                             •   Supplemental reading                  AP exams
                                 as assigned                       •   3-4 essays per quarter
                                                                   •   Special projects which may
                                                                       include papers and
                                                                       presentations


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