Environmental Science Syllabus
TW. Josey High School
Instructor: Mr. Kenyon Booz
Room Number: 204
Tutorial Hours: 3:00-4:00 Tuesday
Tutorial is also available by appointment
Environmental Science is a year-long course designed to show thematic connections between a variety of science disciplines including biology, chemistry, and physics. It gives students a coherent and realistic picture of the applications of a variety of scientific concepts as they manifest in our environment. During this first semester of environmental science, students will focus on human population growth, natural resources, and ecosystem dynamics. The aim of this course to increase student’s knowledge of the environmental challenges of today, while continuing to cultivate scientific critical thinking skills.
Mandatory Materials Required:
- Pen (blue or black ink only) or Pencil
- 3 Prong folder with loose leaf paper
- (2) notebooks for keeping vocabulary and other notes
- Color Pencils and crayons
Student grades will be recorded in the district mandated on-line portal, Infinite Campus.
Grades will be weighted as follows:
Test/Exams = 30%
Projects/ Labs= 30%
Classwork = 30%
Homework = 10%
PARENT/STUDENT SYLLABUS FORM
Please read, sign, date, and return this page of the syllabus to Ms. Davis by 8/10/18. This will be considered a homework grade.
STUDENT NAME (PRINTED): _____________________________
CLASS PERIOD: ____________________
A Note to Parents & Guardians:
Please feel free to contact me with any questions and concerns you have regarding your child’s success. The best way to contact me is via email. My school email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org . Likewise, I will not hesitate to contact you if I think that it is necessary. If you do not use email you may leave a message for me by contacting the school’s main office at 706-737-7360 or schedule a conference with me.
We, the undersigned, have read and fully understand the guidelines for Mr. Booz Environmental Science class. I agree to abide by these guidelines, and all school policies throughout the 2019-2020 school year.
Student Signature & Date
Parent/Guardian Signature & Date
Parent Guardian Contact Information
(TO BE COMPLETED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN)
Best Contact Phone Number: ___________________________