Course Syllabus

Term 1 

  • Unit 1: Lab Safety & Intro to Biology
  • Unit 2: Biomolecules
  • Unit 3: Cell Structure, Function, & Transport
  • Unit 4: DNA Structure, Replication, & Cell Cycle
  • Unit 5: Mutations & Gene Expression

Term 2 

  • Unit 5: Mutations & Gene Expression
  • Unit 6: Viruses
  • Unit 7: Taxonomy & Classification
  • Fall Semester Review & Exam

Term 3 

  • Unit 8: Meiosis & Genetics
  • Unit 9: Cell Energy & Plant Systems
  • Unit 10: Matter & Energy Flow
  • Unit 11:  Environmental Changes

Term 4 

  • Unit 11:  Biodiversity
  • Unit 12:  Human Body Systems
  • STAAR Review & Testing
  • Special Topics in Science
  • Spring Semester Review & Exam

 

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Class Schedule 

1st Period - PAP Biology

2nd Period - PAP Biology

3rd Period - PAP Biology

4th period - Conference (10:00am - 10:52am)

Tutorials Schedule 

On campus learners - Monday & Wednesday (last 15 minutes of class)
Remote learners - Monday & Wednesday (12:22 - 12:52 by appt. only)
All students - Friday (8am - 9am or by appointment as needed)

 

Phone: 281-412-8800

Email:nguyent@pearlandisd.org

Enroll in Remind101 to receive messages/reminders from Ms. Nguyen throughout the year:

Text @bio2823 to 81010

Mrs. Nguyen's district webpage click here (Links to an external site.)

Online Textbook  (Links to an external site.)

Assignments

Classwork/Homework

  • Late work will NOT be accepted for daily grades
  • Notebooks may be graded or assessed
  • Objectives and agenda are on whiteboard EACH day

Labs

  • Work turned in late will have points deducted after the original due date
  • 1day late – minus 30 points, 2 days late – minus 50 points, 3 day’s late – no credit
  • Lab reports must follow DHS report guidelines

Tests

  • Students are notified of upcomming test as least one week in advance
  • May include any material taught within the year – knowledge is cummulative
  • May include performance-based criteria
  • May be in format of group activity
  • May be project based

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