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Dr. Blankenship Biology Course  View Blog

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Dr. Blankenship's Biology course:
 Modern Biology, John Postlethwait & Janet Hopson, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Orlando, USA, 2009.
The Boyd County Public library has excellent resources for this class!
Internet connections: www.scilinks.org for research on key text topics
Test Preparations: See Section Reviews & Chapter Reviews in the text for target reviews.  Also take the Standardized Test Preparation after each review to enhance your test-taking abilities.
  • Classroom breaks

    Students are required to use restrooms & water fountains before class begins. 

    If a student has a documented medical issue, they will be allowed access to restrooms as needed.  All other students are to remain in the classroom.

  • Syllabus Contract & Safety

    The on-line syllabus must be read and the last page printed & signed by the student & his/ her parent or legal guardian and returned to me by Friday, 8/18/17.

    A score of 100% on the quiz covering safety issues and symbols is required before any wet labs can be done.  

    A PowerPoint reviewing safety symbols can be found on this website.

  • On-line submissions
    Please send your work in text (.txt) or rich text (.rtf) format.  I may not be able to open .docx files.
  • Cell Phones/ electronic devices

    The use of cell phones/ electronic devices is NOT allowed in my classroom. 

    Cell phones are to remain charging on the side benches or safely stashed in your bookbag/ gym bag/ lunch box/ purse unless I specifically ask you to retrieve them. If you wish to record lecture/ presentations, please get permission first.

    Behavioral incidents will be submitted via Infinite Campus for all cell phone infractions beginning 8/14/2017 even if it's your 1st offense.

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