Through our Physics programs, students will build qualitative and quantitative reasoning in physical thinking. Students will learn critical skills in scientific inquiry, investigation, modeling, diagramming, unit analysis, laboratory techniques, and data analysis. 

In addition to preparing students for AP and SAT II Subject Tests, our curriculum uniquely integrates preparation for elite physics competitions to achieve synergy while learning. Top students have the opportunity to compete and excel in the USA Physics Olympiad competition. 


Virtual Courses Fall 2020

Grade Code Program Days Online Live Class Demo Video
8-10 N200A Honors Physics: Mechanics SUN 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM Watch Demo
8-10 N210B Physics Olympiad with AP Physics 1 FRI 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
10-12 N220B Physics Olympiad & AP Physics C - Mechanics SUN 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
8-10 N411B AP Physics 1 & 2 with SAT Physics Subject SUN 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
10-12 N421B AP Physics C - Mechanics and E&M SUN 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM


Watch our Physics Demo Video!


Ardent Academy offers a streamlined curriculum to develop students' computational thinking skills including Python for functional programming and Java for object-oriented programming and JavaScript for real life applications.

Through coding, students will learn problem-solving, communication, and collaboration skills. In addition to developing such skills that are crucial in the 21st century, students will have the opportunity to participate in Computing Olympiad or take the AP Computer Science exams. 


Programming Courses Fall 2020*

Grade Code Program Days Online Live Class Demo Video
6-8 P108A Python Level 1: Intro to Programming SUN 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM Watch Demo
6-8 P108B Python Level 2: Hands-On Projects SUN 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM N/A
6-8 P108C Python Level 3: Algorithms WED 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM N/A
9-11 P208B AP Computer Science Principles (Python) SUN 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM N/A
9-11 P209B AP Computer Science A (Java) SUN 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM N/A

*Note: All Times Listed in Pacific Standard Time


Ardent Demos: Coding Made Fun and Engaging!



**2020 Science Research Program Applications are now open! More info HERE**

Training tomorrow's scientists today! The Ardent Research Program is designed for the student who wishes to pursue excellence in original research. Research projects are mentored by Ardent Academy faculty as well as experts in local universities and organizations.

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