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    go to either chemsitry or biology, and click on classwork and read the directions for the days we will be out. Assigments can be submiited in google classroom and will be graded.

     

    Biology syllabus:

    Course Syllabus:

    10th Grade Biology - Characteristics of Life Course Description: This course focuses on the study of the characteristics of life, exploring the scientific method as a means of understanding the living world. Students will gain knowledge of various biological concepts and develop critical thinking skills through practical experiments and engaging activities. Course Objectives: - Understand and apply the scientific method to investigate biological phenomena. - Identify and describe the characteristics of life exhibited by living organisms. - Analyze and interpret experimental data to draw valid scientific conclusions. - Demonstrate knowledge of key biological concepts through assessments and class participation.

    Required Materials: - Biology textbook (provided by the school) - Notebook or binder for note-taking and organizing class materials - Pens, pencils, and highlighters - Scientific calculator Grading Policy:

    Grades in this course will be determined based on the following criteria: -

    Class participation and engagement: 20% -

    Homework and assignments: 30% -

    Quizzes and tests: 40% -

    Projects and laboratory experiments: 10%

    Class Policies and Expectations:

    1. Attendance: Regular attendance is crucial for academic success. Students are expected to be present and punctual for all classes. If absent, it is the student's responsibility to collect missed assignments and notes.

    2. Active Participation: Students are encouraged to actively participate in class discussions, ask questions, and engage in group activities. This promotes a collaborative learning environment and better understanding of the subject matter.

    3. Respect: Respect for oneself, peers, and the teacher is essential. Students are expected to treat everyone with kindness, courtesy, and empathy. Bullying or disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated.

    4. Homework and Assignments: All homework and assignments must be completed on time and submitted neatly. Late submissions may result in a deduction of points unless prior arrangements have been made.

    5. Cell Phone Policy: Cell phones are not permitted. 

    6. Academic Integrity: Plagiarism or cheating in any form is strictly prohibited. Students are expected to submit their own work and provide proper citations for any external sources used.

    Course Schedule: Throughout the school year, we will cover the following topics: - Introduction to Biology and the Scientific Method - Characteristics of Life: Organization, Homeostasis, Energy Utilization, Growth and Development, Reproduction, Response to Stimuli, and Adaptation - Cells: Structure and Function - Genetics and Heredity - Evolution and Natural Selection - Ecology and Ecosystems Additional Information: -

    Extra help sessions will be available on [specific days and times] for students who require additional assistance or have questions. - Parents are encouraged to reach out via email or phone for any concerns or questions regarding their child's progress in the course. Please review the course syllabus and sign below to acknowledge your understanding and agreement with the expectations and requirements of this biology course.

    Parent Signature: _______________________ Date: _______________ Student Signature: _______________________ Date: _______________