The Ames Community School District invites the public to review new textbooks for Ames High School science courses. All of the textbooks available for review support the newly revised Ames High School Science curriculum and essential standards that align with the Iowa Science Standards.  

Textbooks available for review:

A Natural Approach to Chemistry–(2016, LAB-aids). This text will be used as a resource for the Science of Physical Systems, Foundations of Chemistry, and Advanced Chemistry courses.

Pearson Chemistry–(2017, Pearson). This text will be used as a resource for the Foundations of Chemistry and Advanced Chemistry courses.

Physics, by James S. Walker–(2014, Pearson). This text will be used as a resource for the Foundations of Physics course.

The Criteria for Reviewing Textbooks Form will be available along with the textbooks.

Times and locations for viewing textbooks:

  • 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, April 11-17, at Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Dr., in the Student Services Center,
  • 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, April 11-17, at the Ames Community Schools District Offices, 2005 24th Street.