9654 Advanced Resesarch 11
Advanced Research 11 is an elective course. Students refine their research skills while conducting new or continued investigations in mathematics, science, or social science. Although it is not a requirement, students often choose to work with a mentor at a university or research facility outside the high school. In such cases, students must provide their own transportation. Science students do background research, select a topic, formulate an experimental design, present appropriate project proposals to the SHS Institutional Review Board (IRB)/Scientific Review Committee (SRC), conduct research, analyze their data, draw conclusions, and write a paper. A mathematics teacher will provide a foundation and support in the statistical analysis of their projects. A business education teacher will assist all Advanced Research 11 students in preparing presentation materials and skills to support the communication of their research. Each student is also required to construct a research presentation board, prepare an oral presentation, and compete in the SHS Research Fair. All Advanced Research 11 student abstracts are published in the SHS Journal of Abstracts.