The science department at Robert College offers required and elective courses from Lise Prep through Lise 12. All students develop a strong foundation in the basic sciences during Lise Prep science and Level 1 science courses. Students wishing to pursue science, engineering, medicine, or related courses at university should take a minimum of two further courses chosen from Level 2 Science courses during Lise 10, 11 or 12. In addition, for the interested student, there are further science courses available as elective options in Lise 11 or 12.
Goals and Philosophy
All courses in the science department share the common goals that students1. acquire scientific knowledge2. develop English skills, in particular, scientific English3. develop experimental skills and attitudes4. develop critical thinking and problem solving skills5. develop the ability to communicate effectively6. understand that responsible, ethical behavior should be a lifelong attitudeOverall, the department aims to equip students with sufficient knowledge, confidence and skills to enable them to appreciate and understand their environment, and make informed, intelligent contributions as citizens in an increasingly technological world. The broad objectives of the science department support the objectives outlined in the Robert College Statement of Purpose.