Anatomy and Physiology
This is a 1.0 credit course that covers the structures (anatomy) and functions (physiology) of the human body. Prerequisites are biology and chemistry. In addition the coursework focuses on diseases and disorders that affect different organs and organ systems.
This is a 1.0 credit core science course typically taken during the sophomore year. Biology is study of living things, their interactions with each other and their environment. The course is divided into four units over two trimesters. They are; Unit 1: Biochemistry and Cellular Biology, Unit 2: Genetics, Unit 3: Evolution, Unit 4: Organismal Biology and Ecology.
This is a .5 credit course that is a hybrid between Biology and Environmental Science. There are four units. They are: Unit 1: Evolution and Classification, Unit 2: Organismal Micro and Fungi, Unit 3: Organismal Plants and Animals, Unit 4: Ecology
This is a .5 credit art course that allows students to explore many forms of art. This includes drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and true mixed media art.
Some personal information about me.
Sheldon High School in Eugene, Oregon, 1989, go Irish!
B.S Biology, Willamette University, 1993, go Bearcats!
Post Bac. Art, Oregon State University, go Beavers!
M.A.T Concordia University, 2008, go Cavaliers!
Travel: 27 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Africa (Kenya, South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe), Scotland, England
Most outdoor pursuits: hunting, fishing, and hiking.
Sports: football, wrestling and shotgunning.
Art: bronze sculpture and drawing
My other roles in the district:
I currently coach wrestling for Putnam and teach summer school Biology.