• If you are out due to COVID, Please use these links to complete these online assignments. These are also good review assignments for your end of course exam (Tuesday May 18th, 2021)

     

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  • Biology Syllabus                                                                         School Year 2020-2021

    Lake Weir High School                                                                   Dr. Graham; Room 3-215

    Monday - Friday                                                                           James.Graham@marion.k12.fl.us

     

    Please Refer to this website and Microsoft Teams for assignments and announcements.

     

    Syllabus:

    Course Description and Objectives:  Biology is the study of life.  In this course, students will be exposed to an incredible array of life forms ranging from microscopic bacteria to giant redwood trees . Students will also learn how different life forms rely on each other and their environment for nutrients and shelter. Finally, students will gain experience using the same techniques that scientists use in the world to identify, study, and test various hypotheses about life.

    Year at a Glance:

    Quarter 1:           Introduction to Biology/Nature of Science

                              Ecology

                              Properties of Water

                              Macromolecules

    Quarter 2:           Cell Structure and Function

                              Immune Response

                              Plant Structure/Cellular Energy

    Quarter 3:           Plant Structure/Cellular Energy (continued)

                              Genetics

                              Mitosis/Meiosis

                              Human Reproduction

                              Molecular Genetics

    Quarter 4:           Molecular Genetics (continued)

                              Evolution

                              Brain

                              Cardiovascular Health

                              Classification and Taxonomy

    Materials:

    Biology, Pearson Levine, Copyright 2019 Pearson Education, Inc. (Provided by the school)

    Dedicated 3-ring binder, Composition book, Colored pencils, pens, pencils, highlighters, notebook paper

    Optional:  Chrome book, laptop, with internet access and webcam (Needed for online Instruction)

     

     Grading:

    Tests/Quizzes                              40%

    Classwork/Participation                50%

    Homework                                  10%

     

    Grades will be calculated based on the following grading scale:

    90-100 = A

    80-89 = B

    70-79 = C

    60-69 = D

    59 and below = F