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     2021-2022 Curriculum

    Water: A Most Essential Resource

    Following is some general information on the topics in each of the subject areas.

    SCIENCE: The science topic will be an introduction to marine biology.

    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 Sea-Wolf by Jack London.

    ART: The art curriculum will explore the impact of water on art, including subtopics such as ink wash painting, watercolor, water as a subject of art, and the use of water in architecture, sculpture, and environmental art.

    MUSIC: The music curriculum will explore the many ways water has influenced music, from musical instruments that rely on water to compositions inspired by water.

    SOCIAL SCIENCE: The social science topic will be the impact of water on human history.

    ECONOMICS: The economics curriculum will cover fundamental economic concepts, microeconomics, and macroeconomics and will include a thematic section on the economics of water.

    MATHEMATICS: The mathematics curriculum will cover permutations and combinations, algebra, and statistics.*

     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.) 




    Thanks to all of our fabulous team members and parents.  We look forward to a stellar year!  Please contact Ms. Turner if you are interested in competing, or if you are a parent interested in volunteering to judge competitions, host study sessions, or assemble goody bags or provide snacks for the kids on competition days.  Your support is greatly appreciated!
Last Modified on July 19, 2021