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Science & Technology

Science Department Staff

Science & Technology Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Canton High School Science Department is to provide a safe, positive, encouraging learning environment where students can foster curiosity and learn skills that enable them to think critically, inquire, investigate, analyze, and understand the workings of the natural world and themselves through rigorous academic and quality laboratory experiences aligned with the Massachusetts State Standards.

Science & Technology Department Goals

To accomplish this mission, teachers will strive to provide students with clear learning objectives using inquiry, hands-on laboratory experiments and project-based learning.  They will connect curriculum to the "real world" and integrate 21st century skills.  They will provide students with the background knowledge necessary to read and critique science-based media and make life decisions.

CHS Course Offerings

Canton High School's science department offers courses in biological, chemical, and physical science and applied technology and engineering.  Please see the CHS Program of Studies for course descriptions on any courses listed below.  

Course Offerings

  • Biology: College Prep, Honors, AP
  • Chemistry: College Prep, Honors, AP
  • Physics: College Prep, Honors, AP Physics C (Calculus-Based), AP Physics 2

Elective Course Offerings

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Astronomy
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) I & II
  • Earth Science
  • Engineering Design
  • Environmental Science
  • Exploring Technology, Construction & Design
  • Forensics 
  • Oceanography
  • Physical Science
  • Robotics I & II
  • Science Research

MCAS Biology Study Resources Page
Science Department Retake Policy

Canton High School

900 Washington Street
P: 781-821-5050
F: 781-821-5052

Galvin Middle School

55 Pecunit Street
P: 781-821-5070
F: 781-575-6509

Hansen Elementary

25 Pecunit Street
P: 781-821-5085
F: 781-575-6552

JFK Elementary

100 Dedham Street
P: 781-821-5080
F: 781-575-6543

Luce Elementary

45 Independence Street
P: 781-821-5075
F: 781-575-6528

Rodman EC Program

960 Washington Street
P: 781-821-5060
F: 339-502-7910