Academic Decathlon Coach
The theme for 2015-2016 is "INDIA". Below is a brief overview of each content area in more detail.
ART: The art curriculum will include a section on art fundamentals and will largely focus on the art and architecture of India.
ECONOMICS: The economics curriculum will cover fundamental economic concepts, microeconomics, and macroeconomics and will also include a thematic section on the Indian economy.
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 novel Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya.
MATHEMATICS: The mathematics curriculum will cover permutations and combinations, algebra, and statistics.
MUSIC: The music curriculum will include basic elements of music theory and will focus on the music of India.
SCIENCE: The science topic will be an introduction to ecology and will include case studies and examples relevant to India.
SOCIAL SCIENCE: The social science curriculum will cover the history of modern India.