Homework and classroom reminders will be posted through your specific class' Google Classroom.
Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center is a college preparatory high school. In order to align our standards with that of universities we will be grading using the Collegiate Grading Scale
A = 100-90
B = 89-80
C = 79-70
D = 69-60
F = 59 and below
AP Bio is a college-level course covering high level topics in biology. Ultimately, the goal of the class is to link together biological concepts and then connect them to other content areas such as chemistry, physics, math, engineering, and the humanities.
Students taking the class will participate in hands-on labs and projects. The expectation is that students will need to invest time outside of class to study with the content in order to prepare for the AP exam. My role is to act as a facilitator and guide to the topics.
Honors Biotech is a rigorous course in which you will learn about cutting edge advances combining concepts in Biology, Evolution, Medicine, and Engineering.
Biology is the science of life and living organisms. It ranges in scale from the molecular, through cells and organisms, to ecosystems and the whole biosphere! In this course, we will explore the structure, function, growth, origin, evolution and distribution of living organisms. We will cover a broad range of topics, including scientific methods, cell processes, genetics, evolution and ecology.
The science classroom is a serious and professional environment. To achieve success, you are expected to maintain the following characteristics:
Serious approach to studies
Cooperation with peers
Willingness to stay on task
Willingness to listen and follow directions
Maintain work habits without supervision