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     2019-20 Curriculum

    The U.S. Academic Decathlon® is excited to announce that the overall curricular theme for 2019–2020 will be In Sickness and in Health: An Exploration of Illness and Wellness. Following is some general information on the topics in each of the subject areas.

    • SCIENCE: The science topic will be an introduction to the biology of cancer.
    • LITERATURE: The literature curriculum will include critical reading, one long work of literature, and selected shorter works. The long work of literature will be the 1818 version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
    • ART: The art curriculum will include a section on art fundamentals and will largely focus on an exploration of illness and wellness in art.
    • MUSIC: The music curriculum will introduce students to various musical works from across the centuries that will allow them to examine the role of mortality in Western art music.
    • SOCIAL SCIENCE: The social science curriculum will introduce students to the history of healthcare.
    • ECONOMICS: The economics curriculum will cover fundamental economic concepts, microeconomics, and macroeconomics and will also include a thematic section on health economics.
    • MATHEMATICS: The mathematics curriculum will cover algebra and trigonometry.*
     Please visit the official United States Academic Decathlon website for more details.
     

    Additional Resources:

    United States Academic Decathlon www.usad.org
    Arizona Academic Decathlon www.azacadec.org
    Hamilton Academic Decathlon Facebook Group 17-18. (This is a closed group, so team members need to send an invite request.) 
     

     

     

    Leaders 2019-20

    Jasmine Sun and Aris Zhu- Co Captains

    Archana Ram - Treasurer

    Nidhi Athreya- Secretary

    Sophia Macko - Publicity and Historian

     

    Coaches

    Head coach: Carla Turner turner.carla@cusd80.com  (480) 883-5167

    Asst. Coach: Elizabeth Trotti trotti.elizabeth@cusd80.com  (480) 883-5104