Students at Radnor High School don't have to wait until college to get an all-encompassing education. The course catalog offers a number of intriguing and unique classes that keeps students engaged in school.
So, whether you have a student starting at the high school this fall or just want to find out what students are up to these days, here's a look at some of the more unique classes being offered at Radnor this year.
This course is designed for students wishing to learn the basics of songwriting. Students will write songs with the assistance of dynamic home studio software and computer applications. Students are taught individually at their own level ranging from beginner to advance.
Genetics begins with a review of the fundamentals of genetics and works through the current information coming from current research as well as the Human Genome Project. Current topics in DNA technology, DNA evidence, cloning, genetic defects, and genetic counseling are discussed.
Issues and Answers
This elective, for students needing more individualized instruction, uses a political, economic and social approach to understanding topics such as law and order, media, immigration, gun control, tolerance,and other current issues.
Aerospace Engineering Honors
The major focus of this course is to expose students to the world of aeronautics, flight and engineering through the fields of aeronautics, aerospace engineering and related areas of study. Lessons engage students in engineering design problems related to aerospace information systems, astronautics, rocketry, propulsion, the physics of space science, space life sciences, the biology of space science, principles of aeronautics, structures and materials, and systems engineering.