This course is a laboratory science course, which means there will be several labs and hands-on activities.
Projects, tests, quizzes, homework, labs, and lectures all apply to the content of the course this year.
Power points are available on the website and may be used as guides for class lectures.
o 3 ring binder with loose leaf paper. (This is to be used for this class only)o Pen and Pencil (black or blue) and a highlitero Colored pencilsClass Behavior Expectations:
o Do your best, be a good example
o Be respectful of others and property
o Be self-controlled and hard-working
o Have a good attitude
o Keep complaints to your self or convey them privately toward whom the complaint is directed. Be Positive
Guidelines: Any of the following choices may result in consequences
o Disrupting the learning in class in any way
o Trying to catch 'shut-eye' during any class activity
o Disregarding lab safety procedures
o Disregarding or not participating fully on assigned classroom tasks
o Actively not participating in class discussions, labs, or group work
o Using profanity in class to each other, to me in any context.
o Not following the East Ridge High School policies.
o We will do many labs throughout the year and it is necessary to have a routine for everything to run smoothly.
o Lab Routine: Discussion/Pre-lab,� Get Materials,� Lab Experiment, Lab closure Discussion,� Clean-up, reflection
o Everyone will be responsible for cleaning up their own lab table and materials they used before leaving class.� Clean-up will begin 5-10 minutes before class gets out or as teacher announces after lab closure discussion.
o Everyone will take extra precautions when dealing with chemicals and /or glassware as well as following all the safety regulations.
o Directions for labs must be followed.� Experimentation can be very dangerous, ask if you have a question about doing something in a different way.Remember, we are 1 knight working together!!!
Strive for excellence!Educationally,Gail Coley, MPH