"Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character."
- Albert Einstein
During the course of this Living Environment class, you will be learning about the following topics:
Characteristics and Needs of Living Things
The 5 Kingdoms
The Body Systems
Environment and Energy Conservation
In addition, students will be reading and writing about these topics throughout the year.
Material and supplies needed:
Organized Blue Science Binder with sufficient amounts of loose-leaf paper and three dividers labeled:
Blue or Black Pens
Sharpened Pencils with Erasers
Science Textbook (can be brought home and left at home)
Independent Reading Book must be brought to class on Quiz/Test days and DEAR
The teacher, parents/guardians and students must all work together for optimal student success to occur. Student grades will posted on the parent portal for parents/guardians and students to view and the planner is another great tool for parents/guardians to check weekly. Students and parents are highly encouraged to join remind to recieve daily texts from me about important assignments. The planner, parent portal, teacher webpages and remind are great tools to utilize and are necessary for parent/guardian and teacher communication.
Adventure Education Field Trip in Old Brookville will take place on Tuesday, October 9th! Permission slips and more information will be provided within the upcoming weeks.
DNA Learning Center Field Trip in Cold Spring Harbor will take place this Spring! Students will make bacteria glow and solve a murder mystery by performing DNA Fingerprinting!