• IMPORTANT! Please check Biology Grade in Skyward.

    Online Textbook: McGrawHill  <- Link to instructions.  Once logged in, be sure to click: eBook


    Tutoring: Eagle Hour (B-lunch-second half) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays


    Conference Time:  10:00 – 10:45 am (4th Period).  Available for after school conferences if needed (2:55-3:30).


    Weekly Reminder:  Students are to study some everyday.  


    Biology can be a challenging course, but with effort you can be successful and love biology!

    I hope that when this year is over you will understand how exciting the world can be when looked at through the eyes of a scientist.


    About the Course . . .

    Biology means the study of life and will emphasize the basic structure and function of living things. Our content will center around the following units:


    Fall Semester

     Lab Safety & Biology Introduction


     Cells Structure & Function

     DNA & Cell Cycle

     Gene Expression & Mutations


    Spring Semester

    Meiosis & Genetics


    Biodiversity (Evolution)

    Taxonomy & Classification  


    Energy & Botany

    Body Systems

    STAAR Review



    Classroom Rules

    1. Be Prompt
    2. Be Prepared
    3. Be Productive
    4. Be Polite
    5. Be a Dawson Eagle


    The following resources are below:

    - Biology Syllabus for Mrs. Tipton's class

    - Biology Safety Agreement

    - Biology Lab Safety Rules