8th Grade Students and Parents
Welcome to York! Next year you will be enrolled in one of our Biology classes. Please click on the 8th Grade Night Presentation if you were not able to attend.
Here are some resources that highlight the differences in our levels of biology.
Homeostasis Calendar & Objectives
Evolution Calendar & Objectives
Feedback Loops Screencast
DNA Replication Screencast
Science Department Fall 2016
The mission of the York Science Department is to inspire minds to inquire, think critically, and make informed decisions allowing students to have a positive impact on society.
Science Department Chair
Scholarships and STEM Opportunities
- Saturday, April 29th 9a.m. - 4p.m.
- Middle and High School Students
- Family-friendly Event
- Hands-on Activities and Demonstrations
- Argonne offers an immersion experience for high school seniors. This includes working in a laboratory and performing research.
- Who: Seniors in high School
- When: Runs June 12- August 4th, 2017, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
- Participants receive stipend of $425.00/week
- Aurora Universtiy is offering two courses this summer for high school students interested in engineering and the invention process.
- Who: Students in 9-12th grade
- Undergraduate credit available ($535/credit hour; financial aid also available).
- Read about the program here or by using the link above.
- Elmhurst Garden Club offers up to $1500 scholarship to participate in a workshop or summer program focusing on environmental issues, horticulture, biology, botany, landscape design, or conservation.
- Who: Current York sophomore or junior students
- Application Due: May 1, 2017