GeoGebra is dynamic geometry software. Constructions can be made with points, vectors, segments, lines, polygons, conic sections, inequalities, implicit polynomials and functions. All of them can be changed dynamically afterwards. Elements can be entered and modified directly on screen, or through the Input Bar. GeoGebra has the ability to use variables for numbers, vectors and points, find derivatives and integrals of functions and has a full complement of commands like Root or Extremum. Teachers and students can use GeoGebra to make conjectures and prove geometric theorems. There is a pool of free educational resources and dynamic worksheets hosted on the website.
GeoGebra is free software and does not need to be installed to use, which means students and teachers can use GeoGebra with any computer!
In Drawing 1 students will create original works of art using a variety of drawing media by applying techniques specific to each medium. Students will learn how to use the materials, practice observational drawing and apply this to sketchbook assignments and drawing projects. Creative, imagined compositions will also be drawn. As we look at, interpret and create images, we develop a better understanding of the visual imagery in our world.
- Teacher: Melanie Melanie_Ebert
Ceramics 1 is an introduction to pottery using wheel throwing and hand building. Students will develop various visual and kinesthetic skills while creating functional pots. During the last 3 - 4 weeks of course, students will learn a variety of glazing techniques as well as firing basics. This is a fun course that requires patience and practice in order to succeed.
Ceramics 4 /Aesthetic in Clay is an advanced level of ceramics (& sculpture) class that is designed for students yearning for final preparation & development for college course work. Students will be challenged by the responsibility of running a studio, exploring self expressionism, demonstrate an aesthetic awareness in their art both conceptual & perceptual, and establishing a portfolio with documentation.
- Teacher: Nancy Gallas
Welcome to Contemporary Raku.This course is an advanced ceramics class for students that have completed ceramics 1 & 2 classes. In this class we experiment with various outdoor firings ,try different glazing techniques to create a unique surface on the ceramic ware, study the history of "Raku" from Japan and the contemporary version that is used in United States today.
In Drawing 1,we will deal with a variety of drawing techniques and mediums as well as create a portfolio of sketchbooks and final projects.
- Teacher: Christopher True
The purpose of an AP course in Microeconomics is to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of economics that apply to the functions of individual decision makers, both consumers and producers, within the larger economic system. It places primary emphasis on the nature and functions of product markets, and includes the study of factor markets and of the role of government in promoting greater efficiency and equity in the economy.
- Teacher: Mark Anderson
<p>Read Daily and Record in Your Planners: Class Notes and Assignments</p>
- Teacher: Jim Eisenreich
Moodle handouts managed by Mr. Olson
- Mr. Olson: Rolf Olson
This course examines the basics of acting and stagecraft. Students should expect to memorize monologs, duo scenes and longer passages. Class presentations are also an important part of coursework.
- Teacher: Rolf Olson
Life Issues is a class offered to students in grades 11 & 12. This class is designed to examine and understand the cause, effects and the complexities that certain life issues may have on the individual and their relationships. Some of the topics studied throughout the course include: the personality, eating disorders, self-injury, anxiety, depression, suicide, addiction, and child abuse.
- Teacher: Cara Chase
This is a course for 9th and 10th grade students, which focuses on social and emotional growth. Topics of study include: family structure, friendship, dating, self-esteem, depression, suicide, conflict resolution, bullying, anger management, and stress management. This is a discussion based class with many interactive small and large group activities
- Teacher: Sara Schafhauser
In Electronics 1 we will study common electronic components. Also, students will measure electronic quantities, learn basic soldering skills, understand Ohm's Law, understand how to breadboard circuits.
- Teacher: Steve Meyers
Multivariable Calculus is generally the third year of college Calculus (AB AP Calculus is the first year and BC AP Calclulus is the second).
- Teacher: Vince Thomas
Honors Geometry at EPHS --- you will study the language, logic and applications of Euclidean geometry, i.e., transformational, coordinate, and solid geometry. You will communicate your problem solving skills orally and in writing, construct logical arguments (i.e., conjectures, informal proof, formal synthetic and analytic proof, and indirect proof), translate between numerical/algebraic relationships and graphical representations, and analyze patterns used to measure the world. After all, the word Geometry from the Greek Geometria which means 'measurement of the Earth.' Enrichment will be provided in the form of challenging projects, significant emphasis on written work associated with projects, 'challenge of the mind' exercises and intense daily work.
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