Welcome to the Science Department of the Plum Borough School District.
Where knowledge, inquiry, and discovery converge to shape the minds of our future leaders, thinkers, and innovators.
Our mission is to empower students with a profound understanding of science that transcends the classroom, fostering a lifelong connection to the world around them.
Four Fundamental Objectives
1. Fostering Tomorrow's Scientists - Through rigorous coursework, hands-on experiences and inquiry, we hope to nurture the next generation of scientists as they recognize and solve the complex issues that are facing our global community.
2.Mastery of the Scientific Method - At the core of our teachings lies the scientific method which is the cornerstone of critical thinking and problem-solving. These skills transcend science and equip students for success in all facets of life as they navigate the ever evolving world.
3. Cultivating Informed Citizens- We believe that an educated citizenry is essential for a thriving society. By increasing scientific literacy for all students, we are preparing them to contribute meaningfully to their communities as responsible and informed citizens.
4. Nurturing Nature's Wonders- The natural world is a source of wonder and inspiration. We instill in our students a deep appreciation for the beauty, complexity, and interconnectedness of the environment. We strive to enrich their lives by fostering a lifelong connection to the rhythms and marvels of the world that surrounds them.