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Title: Welcome to Honors Biology


1
Welcome to Honors Biology
  • Wissahickon High School
  • Mrs. Pietrangelo

2
New Things Encountered in Biology
  • Scientific vocabulary
  • Lab Day 2 double periods for labs
  • Higher expectations!

3
Expectations
  • What I expect from students
  • To put time in outside of the classroom for
    readings, homework, lab reports and projects.
  • You will need to keep up with our studies and
    seek help when needed.
  • I will be available for help most mornings and
    afternoons, please make an appointment and come
    prepared with questions for extra help

4
Expectations
  • What to expect from me, as a teacher
  • Science classes are typically very challenging
    and intimidating.
  • It is my top priority to not just teach science
    but to make learning the subject, and coming to
    class an enjoyable and a worthwhile experience
  • You should expect me to be
  • Fair
  • Challenging
  • Creative

5
Biology Concepts and Connections
  • Resources
  • 1. Textbook
  • 2. On line iText
  • www.campbellbiology.com
  • Login mpietrangelo
  • Password mpietrangelo1
  • Assessment practice
  • Videos
  • Activities
  • 3. CD-ROM inside text cover

6
Topics
  • Nature of Life
  • Cellular Biology Energy
  • Heredity Gene Expression
  • Biotechnology
  • Classification
  • Diseases Bacteria Viruses
  • People the Environment

7
Classroom procedures
  • Absences
  • Must present Yellow Card to make-up work
  • Work indicated on class website
  • 2 days for homework
  • 1 week for lab make-up
  • Passes
  • 2 hall passes, 1 late assignment (1 set each MP)
  • Extra Credit if not used

8
Homework
  • Assigned several times per week
  • Written assignments rarely due the next day to
    accommodate students schedules
  • Due Dates posted on board and class website
    http//hbio.mpietrangelo.com/
  • Late pass can be used up to 2 days after
    assignment was due

9
http//hbio.mpietrangelo.com
10
Grades
  • Homework Assignments
  • Activities Labs
  • In-class work
  • Projects
  • Tests
  • Quizzes
  • Independent Research 1st semester
  • Cumulative Final Exam (20 of 4th MP) OR Keystone
    Exam?

11
Independent Research (PJAS)
  • Independent research experiment and presentation
  • Need to be approved before experimentation
  • Done outside of class
  • Delineates Honors from Academic
  • All projects completed/presented the week of Dec
    15th
  • Need photodocumentation throughout project

12
Online Grading
  • Grading program Sapphire

13
Email address/ Phone contact
  • mpietrangelo_at_wsdweb.org
  • WSDSecure (in subjectline)
  • mrsp.whs_at_gmail.com
  • OR
  • 215-619-8112 (x2765)
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