Science Department Mission

Thinking of a career as a nurse, doctor, respiratory therapist, petroleum engineer, physical therapist, radiologic or MRI technologist? Science courses at Westinghouse help students to breakdown real-world challenges by defining them and creating viable solutions that impact a product, themselves, and/or their surrounding communities.

Disciplinary Skills

Successful Science students are able to:
  • Utilize tools and skills to analyze real world challenges.
  • Explain the impact of chemicals in meeting the basic needs of food, clothing, shelter, health, energy, clean water, air, and soil within internal and external environments.
  • Involve themselves in finding the solutions to scientific challenges.
  • Attend to details in a professional way.
  • Think critically in a variety of settings.
  • Explore scientific phenomena with curiosity.
  • Persevere through difficulties to achieve desired goals/outcomes.
  • Display professional attitudes of respect and cooperation throughout learning and work experiences.
  • Apply skills and knowledge in multiple disciplines.