Course Materials

 

INFINITY Online provides most course materials online or access within the course to download software if required; however, in some cases additional materials are needed and are the responsibility of the student or district to provide.

 

Member districts have agreed to assist students in obtaining any additional materials – see your counselor if you need help in locating.

 

Most materials are commonly found in your local high school or public library. Many books can be purchased at a reduced price from on one of the online used book sellers listed here:

 

Abe Books www.abebooks.com

Alibris www.alibris.com

Textbooks.com www.textbooks.com

 

 

Course

 

Student required to provide

INFINITY Online will provide

Accounting

 

Microsoft Excel - any version (can substitute with Open Office free download).

 

OpenOffice Calc (link to this free download can be accessed within the course)

American Literature

 

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

American Short Stories Anthology

Anthropology

 

Students should have access to Microsoft Office software (can substitute with Open Office free download) including but not limited to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Students should have access to free Adobe Reader software.

 

OpenOffice Calc, Writer, and Viewer (link to this free download can be accessed within the course)

Astronomy

 

Binoculars, Digital Camera (optional)

 

Biology

Module 1: Start Pedaling!

2 or 3 inch notebook

 

SCION Image Processing Software (link to download can be accessed within course)

 

Module 2: Cellular City

Raw egg, string/thread, ruler, white vinegar, mayonnaise jar with lid, apply, 2 jar lids, plastic wrap

 

 

Module 6: Fungus Farm, Spore Print Lab

1 whole mushroom, ¼ piece of white paper, magnifying lens, active dry yeast, 2 – 14 oz. soda bottles, flat coke/diet coke/sprite, sugar, 5 latex balloons, string, yarn, ruler

 

 

Module 7: Animal Safari, Chromatography Lab

Goggles, leaves, 5 small jars with covers (or aluminum foil), rubbing alcohol, paper coffee filters, shallow pan, hot tap water, tape, pen or marker, plastic knife or spoon, clock or timer, ruler, Red/Blue 3-D glasses

 

Calculus  

TI-83 Calculator (or Emulator)

Concurrent Enrollment Form

Career & Job Skills

 

 

MCIS Online Website Subscription (info will be provided within course)

Chemistry

 

1 graduated cylinder, 5 test tubes, safety goggles, 1 immersion thermometer

ChemLab & Graphical Analysis Software (link to download can be accessed within course)

Safety Contract

Concurrent Enrollment Form

Computer Programming

 

 

Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition  ((Windows Based)  **Free Download**

http://www.visualstudio.com/downloads/download-visual-studio-vs

 

Note: Must have bootcamp or other windows boot software installed in order to run VS 2010 on Macintosh computers.

Creative Writing

 

Microsoft Word - any version (can substitute with Open Office free download).

OpenOffice Writer (link to this free download can be accessed within the course)

Digital Photography

 

Digital Camera

Digital Video Camera

 

Photoshop Express Online Account

(link to downloads can be accessed within course)

Ecology

 

Microsoft Word - any version (can substitute with Open Office free download).

OpenOffice Writer (link to this free download can be accessed within the course)

English 9

Semester B

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

 

English 10

Semester A

Night by Elie Weisel

 

French 1,2,3

 

A microphone will be needed so that oral communication assignments can be handed in.

Students will also need to have sound recording software.

A webcam is desirable, but not mandatory.

Links to free open source recording software can be accessed within the course.

 

Example:

Audacity sound recording software with LAME plugin

Geometry

 

Protractor, compass, tape measure, tissue paper or wax paper, index cards

Geometer’s Sketchpad Software (link to download can be accessed within course)

 

Health & Wellness

 

Students should have access to Microsoft Office software (can substitute with Open Office free download) including Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Students should have access to either a digital video camera or digital camera.

OpenOffice Writer and Viewer (link to this free download can be accessed within the course)

Interior Design

 

Pencils/pens, colored pencils, ruler/tape measure, ¼” graph paper, several sheets of tagboard (neutral colors), construction paper in assorted neutral colors, glue/glue sticks, access to a digital camera

 

Marine Biology

Module 1

Digital Camera, baby food jars, water, food coloring, index card

 

 

Module 2

Digital Camera, crustacean from store (crab, lobster, crayfish, shrimp – substitutions may be made), ruler, protractor, string, quarter, pencil

 

 

Module 3

Digital Camera, various materials to create an oil spill and clean up

(more info provided within the course)

 

 

Module 4

Household materials to create a phytoplankton (more info provided within the course)

 

 

Module 5

4 ziplock baggies, shortening, large containers, ice water

 

 

Module 6

Squid, oyster (substitutions may be made), knife, newspaper

 

 

Module 7

Uncleaned fish

 

 

Module 8

Household products containing kelp

 

Medical Terminology

 

A microphone will be needed so that oral communication assignments can be handed in.

 

Audacity sound recording software

LAME plugin

(link to these free, open-source downloads can be accessed within course)

Building a Medical Vocabulary Textbook and CD (access code will be sent to student)

Concurrent Enrollment Form

Money Management

 

Many readings will be taken from booklets available from the MN Attorney General's Office. These will be embedded in the course content. However, students may wish to print or order hard copies of the following to have on hand. This is especially true of the Landlords and Tenants booklet, which students will use in its entirety.

The Car Handbook
Minnesota's Car Laws
The Home Buyer's Handbook
The Credit Handbook
Landlords and Tenants: Rights and Responsibilities
Guarding Your Privacy

 

The above materials from the Attorney General's Office may be accessed from their website. They may also be ordered free hard copies of the booklets from the following website: www.ag.state.mn.us

 

 

Personal Fitness

 

Stopwatch, fax machine or scanner for fitness log submission (can use local school)

 

PreCalculus

 

TI-83 Calculator (or Emulator)

PreCalculus Online Textbook Subscription

(link to access will be emailed to student)

Graphmatica Software (link to download can be accessed within course)

Mathtype Software (link to download can be accessed within course)

Concurrent Enrollment Form

Spanish 1,2,3

 

A microphone will be needed so that oral communication assignments can be handed in.

Students will also need to have sound recording software.

A webcam is desirable, but not mandatory.

Links to free open source recording software can be accessed within the course.

 

Example:

Audacity sound recording software with LAME plugin

Web Design

 

Notepad (PC), or TextEdit (Mac), or other text editor.

 

NVU Web Page Editor (link to free download can be accessed within course).

Women in Literature

 

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelo

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

“A Wagner Matinee” by Willa Cather

“The Telephone Call” by Dorothy Parker

“The Singing Lesson” by Katherine Mansfield

 

World History

 

Students should have access to Microsoft Office software (can substitute with Open Office free download) including but not limited to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Students should have access to free Adobe Reader software.

OpenOffice Calc, Writer, and Viewer (link to this free download can be accessed within the course)

World Literature

 

Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

The Bridge of San Luis Rey – Thornton Wilder

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi

All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque

Around the World in Eighty Days – Jules Verne

 

Young Adult Literature

 

Novel List:

  1. The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
  2. Crank by Ellen Hopkins
  3. Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher
  4. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
  5. Deadline by Chris Crutcher  OR  Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
  6. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  7. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  8. 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  9. Novel Choice- must be a Young Adult Book and cleared with me ahead of time.