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Poway Virtual Courses

201718 POWAY VIRTUAL COURSE LISTINGS

TRIMESTER CLASSES

Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
August 23, 2017 - November 17, 2017 November 27, 2017 - March 9, 2018 March 12, 2018 - June 14, 2018
Civics
Health

Economics
 
Automotive Technology
Chemistry 1
Economics 
United States History 1
World History 1
Automotive Technology
Chemistry 2 
Health
United States History 2
World History 2
     

SEMESTER CLASSES

FALL SPRING  
August 23 - January 19 January 22 - June 14  
Integrated Math IIA Integrated Math IIB  

2017-18 POWAY VIRTUAL COURSE CATALOG

     2017-2018 -  POWAY VIRTUAL COURSE LISTINGS

Online Automotive Technology 1-2, Course Number: 00905

Instructor: Ken Faverty
Email:  kfaverty@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 748-5500
Poway High School, Room N4100

Description:
Automotive Technology 1-2 provides entry-level training for the auto service occupations and prepares students for post-secondary study in automotive and engineering fields. It is the first course in a sequence and is followed by Automotive Technology 3-4 and Auto Body Repair. Some of the major
equipment/tools/instruments the students will use include brake lathes, hand held scopes, distributor machines, EPA, and lubrication equipment. Students will be required to conform to dress codes and other safety-related standards. There is a mandatory lab requirement that students will meet in a hands-on lab (Mondays from 5:30-7:30 PM at Poway High School).  This course meets the PUSD Practical Arts requirement.
 

 

Online Health, Course Number:  000515

Instructor:  Marina Henry
Email: mhenry@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 780-2000 ext: 3107
Westview High School, Room D-117

Description:

The Poway Virtual Health Course is done completely on line and there are no face to face meetings.
There are required projects, weekly deadlines, and final exams but they are all done online.  Students will need to be able to access MyConnect through the internet in order to participate.

Health is a course designed to teach students to take personal responsibility for lifelong health, including an understanding of the variety of physical, mental, emotional, and social changes that occur throughout life. Students will gain knowledge and develop skills in such areas as substance abuse, infectious and chronic diseases, decision-making and effective communication, nutrition and fitness, and family life and sex education. Throughout the course, students will develop understanding and respect for the health and well- being of others. This course meets the PUSD Graduation requirement.

 

Online  Integrated Math IIA & IIB, Course Number: 451016, 551017

Instructor: Traci Jackson
Email: tjackson@powayusd.com
Phone: (858)487-2939

Description:
This course has been designed to accommodate Integrated Math II students. This is a college-preparatory second-year Integrated Math course. The content will include the study of quadratic expressions, equations and functions, conic sections; logarithms; relations and functions. The link between probability and data is explored through conditional probability and counting methods, including their use in making and evaluating decisions. The study of similarity leads to an understanding of right triangle trigonometry and connects to quadratics through Pythagorean relationships. The Mathematical Practice Standards together with the content standards prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations. This course has been approved to meet the UC "c" requirement.
 

 

Online Chemistry 1, Course Number: 001240

Instructor:  Matt Christopher
Email: mchristopher@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 780-2000 ext:3264
Required Weekly Lab Meets at Westview High School, Room E-102,  Mondays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.


Description:
This course is a rigorous course that involves the study of matter and energy. Students deal with the characteristics of elements, their changes and their behavior under various conditions. Topics of study include; matter and measurement, atoms, molecules, ions, stoichiometry, properties of solutions, acids and bases, periodic properties, chemical bonding, and molecular geometry.  Many of these units involve a large amount of mathematical calculations, and conceptual understanding. There is a mandatory lab requirement that students will meet in a hands-on lab (Mondays from 4-6 PM at Westview High School).  This course may be used to meet the UC/CSU "d" or "g" requirement for a lab science.
 

 

Online Chemistry 2, Course Number:  001241

Instructor:  Matt Christopher
Email: mchristopher@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 780-2000 ext:3264
Required Weekly Lab Meets at Westview High School, Room E-102,  Mondays from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.


Description:
This course is a rigorous course that involves the study of matter and energy. Students expand on concepts of Chemistry 1 and look at the elements' changes under various conditions.  Topics of study include; gas properties, chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics, nuclear chemistry, and electrochemistry.  Many of these units involve a large amount of mathematical calculations, and conceptual understanding. There is a mandatory lab requirement that students will meet in a hands-on lab (Mondays from 4-6 PM at Westview High School).  This course may be used to meet the UC/CSU "d" or "g" requirement for a lab science.
 

 

Online Civics, Course Number:  001393

Instructor:  Susan Michelena
Email: smichelena@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 485-4800
Rancho Bernardo High School, Room #203

Description:
This course is based on the California State Curriculum for Civics for the twelfth grade and includes the following topics:

Political Philosophers & the Ideals of the American Revolution Declaration of Independence & US Constitution, Three Branches of Government, Special Interest Groups, Political Parties, Campaigns, Elections, and Voting Behavior, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, State & Local Government

Civics is designed to foster citizen involvement in the American political system through a thorough study of the theory, structure, function, and process of federal, state, and local government. This course fulfills the state requirement for graduation.
 

 

Online Economics, Course Number:  001398

Instructor:  Neal Curry
Email: ncurry@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 487-0877 Ext: 6230
Del Norte High School, Room A-101

Description:
Economics is a course in which students will deepen their understanding of the economic problems and institutions of the nation and world in which they live. Students will learn to make reasoned decisions on economic issues as citizens, workers, consumers, business owners and managers. Primarily a course in social science, economics enriches students' understanding of the operations and institutions of economic systems, rather than a course in household or business management or budgeting. The course will deal with the following areas: 1) fundamental concept (e.g., scarcity); 2) comparative economic systems (Capitalism, Communism, Socialism, etc.); 3) macroeconomics (supply and demand, forms of competition, monetary policy, etc.) 4)international economic concepts (e.g., comparative and absolute advantage, international trade, etc.). This course may be used to meet the UC/CSU "g" requirement.
 

 

Online United States History 1, Course Number:  001376

lnstructor:  Susan Michelena
Email: smichelena@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 485-4800
Rancho Bernardo High School, Room #203

Description:
U.S. History 1-2 is a course in which students examine the economic, social and political development of the United States, concentrating primarily on the twentieth century. During the year certain themes will be emphasized: the expanding role of the federal government and federal courts; the continuing tension between the individual and the state; the emergence of a modern corporate economy; the impact of technology on American society and culture; change in the ethnic composition of American society; the movements toward equal rights for racial minorities and women; and the role of the United States as a major world power. Throughout the course students will explore American culture, literature, the arts and the mass media. Students will demonstrate competency in questioning, critical thinking, research and writing as it applies to the discipline of history. Competency-based educational objectives will be in compliance with California State Model Curriculum Standards. This course may be used to meet the UC/CSU "a" or "g" requirement.
 

 

Online United States History 2, Course Number:  001377

lnstructor:  Susan Michelena
Email: smichelena@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 485-4800
Rancho Bernardo High School, Room #203

Description:
U.S. History 1-2 is a course in which students examine the economic, social and political development of the United States, concentrating primarily on the twentieth century. During the year certain themes will be emphasized: the expanding role of the federal government and federal courts; the continuing tension between the individual and the state; the emergence of a modern corporate economy; the impact of technology on American society and culture; change in the ethnic composition of American society; the movements toward equal rights for racial minorities and women; and the role of the United States as a major world power. Throughout the course students will explore American culture, literature, the arts and the mass media. Students will demonstrate competency in questioning, critical thinking, research and writing as it applies to the discipline of history. Competency-based educational objectives will be in compliance with California State Model Curriculum Standards. This course may be used to meet the UC/CSU "a" or "g" requirement.
 

 

Online World History 1, Course Number:  001301

lnstructor:  Tristan McCoy
Email: tmccoy@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 485-4303
Rancho Bernardo High School, Room #E10

Description:
World History 1-2 is a course where students will examine major turning points in the shaping of the modern world, from the late eighteenth century to the present. The year begins with an introduction to current world issues and then continues with a focus on the expansion of the west and the growing interdependence of people and cultures throughout the world. Art, music, literature, and primary source documnets will be used as a basis for analysis of the historical periods. Students will demonstrate competency in questining, critical thinking, research, and writing as it applies to the discipline of history. Competency-based educational objectives will be in compliance with California State Model Curriculum Standards. This course has been approved to meet the UC "a" or "g" requirements.
 

 

Online World History 2, Course Number:  001302

lnstructor:  Neal Curry
Email: ncurry@powayusd.com
Phone: (858) 487-0877 Ext: 6230
Del Norte High School, Room A-101

Description:
World History 1-2 is a course where students will examine major turning points in the shaping of the modern world, from the late eighteenth century to the present. The year begins with an introduction to current world issues and then continues with a focus on the expansion of the west and the growing interdependence of people and cultures throughout the world. Art, music, literature, and primary source documnets will be used as a basis for analysis of the historical periods. Students will demonstrate competency in questining, critical thinking, research, and writing as it applies to the discipline of history. Competency-based educational objectives will be in compliance with California State Model Curriculum Standards. This course has been approved to meet the UC "a" or "g" requirements.
 

 

 

 

 

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