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  • 1.  
  • 2. Blue Valley Southwest Welcome to the Timberwolf Pack!
  • 3. Biology at BVSW
    • It is VERY fun to study the systems and processes of life!
    • Your journey begins here!
    • Photo Credit: Brian Petersen
  • 4. The BVSW Science Department
  • 5. Our Awesome Biology Teachers
    • Mr. White, Mrs. Dunn, Mr. Thimm
  • 6. A Science Classroom
  • 7. A Science Classroom
  • 8. A Science Classroom
  • 9. The first two years:
    • Biology or Honors Biology
    • Earth-Space Sophomore
    • Chemistry
    • Anatomy Field Biology
    • & and/or
    • Physiology Zoology
  • 10. Biology & Honors Biology
    • Same curriculum for both classes
    • Same textbook for both classes
    • More rigor and depth in Honors.
    • Exams in Honors have more depth & require “faster processing”.
    • Statistical methods of analysis are used in Honors… solid math skills are needed.
  • 11. The 7 Skills of Successful Students in Honors Biology:
    • High reading comprehension level
    • Solid algebraic skills…we learn & use statistics in data analysis!
    • Mastery of scientific concepts evidenced by strong science grades in middle school
  • 12. 7 Skills of Successful Students in Honors Biology:
    • Demonstrates solid study habits & can devote after school time to many projects
    • Is motivated & independently advocates for assistance from teachers (before/after school, etc.)
    • Focuses on quality over quantity…process over goal!
    • Well-organized with due dates
  • 13.  
  • 14. Contacts & Websites:
    • Dr. Martens
    • Science Dept. Chair
    • [email_address]
    • BVSW website-click on “Science Department”
    • See you in August!