LIVE OAK HIGH SCHOOL
INSTRUCTOR: CONTACT INFORMATION:
Coach Chris Collier firstname.lastname@example.org
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students will develop an appreciation for the natural environment, learn the importance of environmental quality, and acquire a sense of stewardship. As consumers and citizens, they will be able to recognize how our personal, professional and political actions can effect the natural world.
TEXT: Holt: Environmental Science
STUDENTS MUST BRING THEIR TEXTBOOK TO CLASS EACH DAY.
2” – 3” ring binder
Ink Pens (Blue/Black)
Composition Notebook (Journal)
--Bring ALL materials to class EVERY day.
--Sharpen pencils, turn in homework, get some water, etc. BEFORE tardy bell
begins to sound.
***GO TO THE RESTROOM BEFORE CLASS***
--Absentee slips are to be placed on my desk BEFORE tardy bell BEGINS to sound.
--Everyday you will have an assignment on the board to complete while I check roll.
--Remain seated until I dismiss you- the bell DOES NOT DISMISS YOU, I DO.
If you are absent…
--YOU ARE RESONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING AND COMPLETIING MISSED
--Missed work can be obtained from the Calendar, White Board, or from a
--YOU must make arrangements with me to complete the missed work within
THREE DAYS of your returning to school. Arrangements must be made with the
teacher if you need more time to make up the work.
--ALL makeup tests are different formats than the original tests and are given on
announced days only.
1. Follow all school rules.
2. Respect each person as well as their belongings.
3. Stay in your assigned seat unless give permission by the teacher.
4. Don’t interrupt when someone else is speaking.
5. Do not write on desks, floors, or anything else in the room.
6. Any illegal items brought items brought into this room will be taken.
7. Do not throw paper into the desks or onto the floor.
8. You must be in dress code and have a properly displayed ID to remain in
(Unless offense warrants immediate write up)
--Grades are cumulative. They keep adding up from six weeks to six weeks.
--I DO NOT CURVE GRADES- NO EXCEPTIONS
--Anyone caught cheating will be given a ZERO for that assignment/ test and parents
parents will be contacted. Talking without permission during a test is considered
DO NOT ASK FOR BONUS POINTS
--YOU are responsible for keeping track of your grades. If you have a question
about a previous grade, I will look over it again only once.
--YOU MUST show me an up-to-date grade sheet. If your grade sheet is not up to
date, you can ask your parents to call me to discuss your grades. I will NOT tell your
grade to you without an up-to-date grade sheet; it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to
keep track of them.
GRADING: GRADE SCALE:
Test/Quizzes 40% 93-100 -A
Lab/ Projects 25% 85-92 -B
Assignments 20% 75-84 -C
Final Exam 15% 67-74 -D
Science as Inquiry and Lab Safety
Unit 1 Environment Earth
Unit 2 Development and Succession in Ecosystems
Unit 3 Resources and Resource Management
Unit 4 Environmental Awareness and Responsible Actions