Class Information


Class Info




MVHS
 

Biology Guidelines 

RULES and REG's

 
  1. THOU SHALL BE POSITIVE!!

  2. THOU SHALL BE FOCUSED

  3. THOU SHALL MAKE THIS CLASSROOM A GREAT PLACE TO LEARN.

 
GUIDELINES
 

1. Tardies will result in pushups.  

2. LATE WORK MOST OFTEN RESULTS IN 0'S UNLESS TOLD DIFFERENTLY.

3. IF YOU BREAK SOMETHING LET ME KNOW!

4. IF DISSECTING MAKES YOU SICK PLEASE DO NOT THROW UP ON THE CARPET.

5. COPYING YOUR NEIGHBORS PAPERS RESULTS IN 0'S.

6. TALKING WHILE I'M TALKING RESULTS IN ONE HONKING MAD TEACHER.

7. PLEASE LEAVE COLLATERAL FOR BORROWING PENCILS. IF YOU FOR GET PENCILS

CONSISTENTLY IT RESULTS IN ONE HONKING MAD TEACHER.

8. POOR SUBSTITUTIE BEHAVIOR RESULTS IN 3 DAYS OF LUNCH DETENTION.

9. IN THIS CLASS YOU WILL GET THE GRADE THAT YOU DESIRE.

10. EXTRA CREDIT WILL BE AVALIABLE AT TIMES.

11. I CONSIDER VIDEOS A PRIVILEGE. THE MORE YOU PAY ATTENTION

WHILE THE VIDEOS ARE BEING SHOWN THE MORE OFTEN VIDEOS WILL BE WATCHED.

12. PLEASE DO NOT MARK ON THE DESKS.

13. PLEASE DO NOT SIT ON DESKS.

14. SPELLING IS IMPORTANT.

15. YOU ARE THE DETEMINER OF YOUR DESTINY.

16. ASK FOR HELP IF YOU NEED IT!

17. HAVE A POSITIVE ATTITUDE.

  SYLLABUS
 

BiologyI-This class is geared towards entry level Biological Concepts .

Topics covered include-

  1. Science of Life

  2. Lab Work and Lab Safety

  3. Structure and Function of the Cell

  4. Homeostasis and Transport

  5. Photosynthesis

  6. Cellular Respiration

  7. Cell Reproduction

  8. Fundamentals of Genetics

  9. Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis

  10. Inheritance Patterns and Human Genetics

  11. DNA Technology

  12. Taxonomy

  13. Vertebrates

  14. Basic Evolution

 

Biology II- This class is geared towards advance level / college prep

Biological Concepts

1. Lab Safety

  1. Lab Procedures

  2. Invertebrates

  3. Insects

  4. Biomes

  5. Evolution

  6. Classification

  7. Plants

  8. Anatomy and Physiology

  9. Human Systems

 APPLIED BIOLOGY- This class is geared towards low level Biology Concepts
  • SCIENTIFIC METHOD
    • Observation
    • Recognizing a Problem
    • Hypothesis
    • Controlled Experiment
    • Accurate Measurement
    • Data Tables
    • Graphing
    • Conclusions
  •   DIVERSITY OF LIFE
    • Living vs. nonliving
    • Classification
    • Microscope
    • Cell Structure
    • Cell Function
    • Protist Kingdom
    • Plant Kingdom
    • Animal Kingdom
    • Diversity
  •   HUMAN BIOLOGY
    • Skeletal and Muscular System
    • Digestive system
    • Respiratory System
    • Circulatory System
    • Integumentary and Excretory System
    • Endocrine System
    • Nervous System
    • Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco
    • Disease and Health
 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Global Perspective

 1. Be able to discuss and solve environmental problems
 2. Understand that our environment includes more than our local community
 3. Be able to make environmental decisions
 

Ecosystems

 1. Know what is an ecosystem
 2. Be able to differentiate how species interact with each other
 3. Be able to diagram energy flow in ecosystems
 4. Know that ecosystems change
 5. Know the different kinds of ecosystems
 

Water, Air & Land

 1. Understand our local water resources
 2. Know the affects of pollution
 3. Develop land use planning for the future
 

Bio-diversity

 1. Tell the value of bio-diversity
 2. Debate the role of public policy vs local economy
 

Energy

 1. Understand how fossil fuels are converted to electricity
 2. Tell how nuclear energy works
 3. Provide for a sustainable energy future
 

Waste

 1. Know where our trash goes
 2. Learn options for the future
 3. Identify and understand hazardous waste
 

Toward a Sustainable Future

 1. Tell the need for international cooperation
 2. Know environmental policies in the United States