Presentation on theme: "Back to School night 2015 Honors Science Ben Mangrum Room 506 (253) 566-5710 ext. 2484."— Presentation transcript:
Back to School night 2015 Honors Science Ben Mangrum Room 506 firstname.lastname@example.org (253) 566-5710 ext. 2484
Back to School night Tonight’s agenda: 1.Class overview (schedule for semesters 1 and 2, grades) 2.Tips for Student Success 3.Online grades, Teacher Website 4.Questions? *If you would like email updates but did not provide an email address on the parent contract sheet, please write your email address down and give to me after we are done.
Back to School night Class overview: Part I: Chemistry 1.Review of chemistry concepts from last year --Ionic Compounds --Covalent Compounds --Chemical Reactions --Molar Mass Conversions
Back to School night Part I: Chemistry 2.Molar Mass and Stoichiometry (lots of calculations) 3.States of Matter, Gas Laws
Back to School night Part II: Biology (will start mid-late November) 1.Biological Molecules 2.Ecology (end of 1 st semester)
Back to School night Part II: Biology (2 nd semester) 3.Cellular Structure, Function 4.Photosynthesis, Cell Respiration 5.Cell Division 6.DNA, RNA 7.Genetics 8.Evolution
Back to School night *End-of-Course Biology Exam in early June *Following the Biology EOC, we will cover some physics concepts that were not covered last year (Rotation, Energy, Momentum, Waves, etc)
Back to School night Grades: Homework—10% Labs—15% Quizzes—15% Tests—60%
Back to School night Tips for Student Success Ask questions! Practice! Keep quizzes and tests to study Stay on top of classwork Online resources (link from my webpage)
Back to School night Online Grades Visit UPSD website: www.upsd.wednet.edu Find “EA+” link on left side of page Enter in username and password—mailed to you, ask main office if you don’t have it.
Back to School night Teacher Website: On CHS webpage, open “Staff Pages”, and then find my name (Mangrum, Ben) Includes class syllabus, updated daily class agenda, notes from lectures, and links to helpful websites