What Will We Learn in Biology?
Biology is the study of life, from the smallest bacteria to organisms like you and I- the Homo Sapiens. We cover topics such as photosynthesis & cellular respiration, cell biology, genetics, evolution, ecology, anatomy & physiology, and even a little biochemistry. It sounds like a lot for one year, and it really is, but we can revel in the fact that the content is interesting, the challenges are great, and it can’t possibly get boring with all of this exciting stuff to learn about. The work is hard, but the experience is very worthwhile and rewarding!Online Textbook: This is the 2nd year that we have had this Biology text book. The instructions to log in to the book is under the biology text book tab.Class PoliciesHopefully my goals for this year are the same as yours when it comes to being a successful biology student. I would like to see every student in the class attain a good grade (C or better). It is really quite simple if you follow THIS ADVICE: 1) Show up on time to class EVERYDAY.Tardies & absences contribute to lost learning experiences that cannot be recovered. 2) Bring all necessary materials to class EVERYDAY. Be prepared to take an active part in teaching and learning.
3) Complete & turn in assignments regularly & on time.Tips for Success
Be prepared with class materials every day!
1) A Notebook for notes, diagrams, drawings and
2) Pencils: regular ones and a set of colored pencils
is highly recommended.
3) Your Biology Textbook every day unless notified
not to bring it. Expect to use your textbook in class and to take it
home to read on average 30 minutes per night.
4) Study hard and expect to work with others this year.
5) Don’t fall behind in class. Try to turn in all
assignments as it can be difficult to get out of a hole