Class Schedule will be enforced and attendance will be recorded daily. Please be on time and be prepared to participate.
1st and 2nd Period - 9:10 - 11:12
3rd and 4th Period - 11:49 - 1:42
5th and 6th Period - 1:47 - 3:40
Welcome Back MCPS Online Students!
I look forward to working with you this school year!
To begin our first class, you will need to login to your school email.
You will have an email from my Teams Class [6 - Pre-IB Biology (Dr. Graham) that looks like a calendar invite with the Subject 'First Class Meeting'.
Within that email, you will have a link to join our Team during our first scheduled class session. You will click 'Click here to join the meeting.'
Make sure your camera and microphone are working to join the Meet. During this first meet I will explain how to access our class Team.
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.
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
Properties of Water
Quarter 2: Cell Structure and Function
Plant Structure/Cellular Energy
Quarter 3: Plant Structure/Cellular Energy (continued)
Quarter 4: Molecular Genetics (continued)
Classification and Taxonomy
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)
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