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  • IMPORTANT! Please check Biology Grade in Skyward.

     Syllabus can be found HERE

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

     

    Tutoring: Every Monday & Wednesday (last 10-15 minutes of class);   Remote Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 12:22-12:52pm

                                      

    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

     Safety & Biology Introduction

     Biochemistry

     Cytology (Cells)

     DNA & Cell Cycle

     Mutations & Gene Expression

     Viruses

     Taxonomy & Classification

     

     Spring Semester

     Meiosis & Genetics

     Energy & Botany

     Ecology 1 & 2

     Biodiversity (Evolution)

     Body Systems

     STAAR Review

     Enrichment

      

    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

    - Cheating Policy

    - Biology Safety Agreement

    - Biology Lab Safety Rules

    - Remind 101 for Mrs. Tipton's class