Class is appropriate for grades: 9th – 12th grades
CLASS BEGINS FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2020.
Time: Fridays, 12:05pm-1:00pm
Teacher: Paula Proffitt
Virtual Location: BD
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Physical Science or comparable course, grade level reading, math and writing abilities.
THIS COURSE WILL BE ONLINE BOTH SEMESTERS
Biology is the first high school science class that includes classification, ecology, and laboratory experiences. The labs are made up of microscope slides and dissections.
Students will be responsible for lab reports, exams (proctored by parents), and quizzes on a timely basis.
Class time will be online once a week and used primarily for a quick review of the material studied during the week and to answer questions. Modules will be completed at an average rate of 2 weeks per module. Students will read assigned chapter, answer questions from textbook, as well as complete extra assignments, quizzes, and tests provided online.
Projects and experiments will be done either at home or during weekly online meetings.
Students will be graded on lab reports, study guides, exams, and other assignments.
Teacher will grade homework submitted and grades will be posted via the school online gradebook. Access information will be emailed to the parent’s email address provided on the enrollment form.
** 9th – 12th grade students may receive full credit upon completion of course **
Materials to be supplied by the student:
Textbook: Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology, 2nd edition, Wile & Durnell.
Microscope, IF possible
Supplies for labs, when necessary.
One-time fee for this class (in addition to monthly class fee): N/A
The one-time fee is for: N/A
Approximate hours of homework per week: 5+ hours
SKU: Biology - HS