Miss Estep’s 2009-2010 Syllabus
Biology I and Biology I Honors
E-Mail Address: Leestep@henrico.k12.va.us
School Phone: (804) 228-2700
Room: 76, Back Office
I do NOT have a set classroom this year so I will be moving from classroom to classroom. If you need to find me or leave me a message, my office is in the back of Room 76. This is Mr. Sayoc’s classroom- if he is teaching, do not interrupt him to get to my office. I will normally only be there during second block but feel free to leave a message outside the door.
Block | Subject | Room |
1 | Biology I | 77 |
2 | Planning | 76 Office |
3 | Study Hall | Trailer # 10 |
4 | Biology I | 75 |
5 | Biology I | 27 |
6 | Biology I Honors | 74 |
7 | Biology I | 74 |
Welcome to Biology! I’m very excited about this year and being able to introduce you to the study of all living things—BIOLOGY! This year we’ll be studying a variety of different things and how they all relate to one another. This syllabus is to help you prepare for class and get a general idea of how class will be ran.
1st Marking Period- Basis of Science- Safety, Scientific Method, and Characteristics of Living Things
2nd Marking Period- Pieces and Processes- Cytology, Photosynthesis, Mitosis and DNA
3rd Marking Period- Genetics, Evolution and Classification
4th Marking Period- Ecology and the Kingdoms of Life
For many of you, this is your first year in high school and do not really know what to expect. That is ok, but you should realize that a lot is going to be expected of you because you are capable of extraordinary things! I believe everyone (no matter your past experience) can excel and enjoy science and I will help you do so in any way that I can. To start, here are some guidelines or tips to help you to succeed specifically in my class:
1. Be on time to class with all your materials
2. Come to class with a good attitude and belief in your self. You...