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Distance Learning/Miscellaneous

All Cambridge students will have access to various distance learning classes each school year. The variety of classes is dependent upon courses available through the distance learning network from other schools each year. Due to the limited availability in some courses, enrollment is based on grade level seniority.

Course Offerings

AP Psychology – 1 Credit

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the systematic and scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of human beings and other animals. The course content will be integrated with case studies, experimentation and student research. This course culminates in an advanced placement examination in psychology which enables students to receive college credit for high performance on the test.

Intro to Agricultural Business – 1 Credit

A broad introduction to the function and structure of US agribusiness from macro and micro perspectives with close examination of the relationship between production agriculture and agribusiness. Topics of discussion will include the size and importance of agribusiness, forms of business, planning and organizing an agribusiness, financial management and accounting and agribusiness input and supply sectors.

Marine Science – 1 Credit

This class is about the ocean and ocean life. Students will explore the history of the ocean, marine environments, bacteria, algae, marine plants, marine invertebrates, marine worms, fishes, marine reptiles, birds and mammals. This course includes hands-on projects, computer-based projects as well as traditional lecture-based instruction. Students will also participate in virtual field trips.

Intro to Veterinary Science – 1 Credit

This course is designed to provide students with the insight needed to make a decision to further their education in veterinary medicine. The course will focus on various aspects of veterinary medicine including: comparative anatomy, safe handling and restraint, clinical exams and diagnosis, hospital procedures, lab techniques, surgery, veterinary tools and terminology, disease prevention and treatment and parasitology. Students will become familiar with companion, production, exotic and laboratory animals and the practical applications of this course.

Student Aide – .5 or 1 Credit (or community service hours)

Students will have the opportunity to work with a sponsor teacher within Cambridge Central School. It is the student’s responsibility to report to their sponsor teacher on the days that they agree upon. Open to 11th and 12th graders, this experience is intended to encourage students to give back as well as serve as a positive role model to the younger elementary students they work with.