Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Freshman Biology Brought to you by: Bloomington High School and Mr. Abrams."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Freshman Biology Brought to you by: Bloomington High School and Mr. Abrams
Your Sons and Daughters will study Scientific Method Basic Microscopy The Cell Cellular Respiration Photosynthesis Osmosis and Diffusion Cellular Division Genetics Evolution 5 Kingdom Theory Biological diversity Ecology and the Environment Body Systems And Much, Much more
About the Instructor Graduate of University of Illinois Bachelor of Science in the Teaching of Biology Favorite areas of Biology: Comparative Anatomy Dissection Evolution Genetics Vertebrate Animals
More about the Instructor Enjoys biology, teaching, singing, being outside, and college sports. Was a member of: Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity Varsity Men’s Glee Club No Strings Attached Performed at Carnegie Hall, N.Y.C.
Some Photographic Proof from the New York Times
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WILLINGNESS TO SUCCEED I am willing to do almost anything for your student. (Even jump out of a plane!) They need to want the help. A willingness to succeed comes from the ability to ask.
Methods of Learning Group Group Activities Presentations Teacher Teacher oriented discussions Internet Internet Searches Lectures Cooperative Cooperative Learning
Special Projects Throughout the Year Biology Biology Journal Current Current Events Review Dissection Field Field Trip to the St. Louis Zoo Internet Internet Searches
Classroom Expectations Keep your hands, feet, and mouth to yourself. Be in your seat when the last bell stops ringing with all materials needed for that day. Turn work in ON TIME.
Expectations Continued Remain seated until dismissed from class. Follow ALL laboratory safety procedures. NO eating, chewing gum, or drinking during lab. Follow the laboratory procedures. If you have a question about something, ASK FIRST!!!
Most important parts of your student’s education Being prepared with materials Showing respect for themselves, other students, their instructor PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT Feel free to call me at ext. 1219
THANK YOU FOR COMING TONIGHT ! Does anyone have any questions? Please pick up one of my cards at the door!