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Mrs. Karen Garza
9th-12th, college preparatory - 2 hours
Tuesdays, TTC, 2854 campus, Montgomery
8:25 - 10:25 am
NOTE: This class is for students in 9th grade and 14 years old to 12th grade.
Students are given an outline of course work required to complete as school work, which includes the student correcting and grading work they then upload on our online platform according to directions, so grades may be posted. Students are also responsible for writing up their lab reports to cover labs and activities, then post them on our online platform for evaluation.
There are 16 modules, which translate into 32 weeks of work to cover in 30 weeks, so students have a reading and work assignment to complete prior to our first class in the Fall as well as in the Spring semester.
Notebooks are a major part of the course. Student's course work is to be filed weekly.
Advice – Do not get behind!
Grading focuses on following directions and on-time full completion of assignments in order to help teach a valuable life skill that also assists students in their future academics.
This and more are detailed at our Student & Parent Orientation.
Please note an online platform is used for assignments and communication between the teacher and student, so access to a computer and printer are essential to this class.
The focus is mastery of the subject and the best way to learn is to do; therefore the course incorporates 6 projects that count also for test scores. The project packets including the grading system is given in advance of each project.
The projects are 3 3-D presentations covering a cell, ecosystem, and insect, 1 project enabling students to engage in a round-table discussion on evolution with specific parameters, 2 are labs in the text completed at home, with one presented in class and one turned in. The first project is due in November.
Pertaining to the labs, some common items to assist in the experiments are required to bring to class. Also, one lab is performed off-campus at a pond, location to be announced.
The text heavily emphasizes vocabulary and provides a strong background in the scientific method, the five-kingdom classification scheme, microscopy, biochemistry, cellular biology, molecular and Mendelian genetics, evolution, dissection, and ecosystems and provides a complete survey of the five kingdoms in Creation.
Looking forward to our exciting adventure as we do this together!
Apologia curriculum - Exploring Creation with Biology, 2nd Edition
Please, DO NOT BUY the 3RD edition.
Our cover is green with a striped fish & zebra.
PURCHASE: Book set (text + solutions manual); PLUS Items on Supply List
2023-2024: This is one of the toughest courses you will love. It is a college and work force preparatory class that is formatted to train students accordingly. The course is set up to help teach students how to learn and how to study. The work is demanding, but not only does the student learn, the lab is designed to foster teamwork and class unity.
This course requires time.
Per text – 45 to one hour per school day; however, it can vary greatly for each individual student.
It generally takes six weeks to fall into a routine and determine the time allotment needed for your student to do their best in this course.
This is one of the many things addressed at our Orientation.
The focus of this course is mastery of the material. The best way to accomplish this is by the student handling the material correctly as many times as possible, so everything is open book and students are GRADING and CORRECTING their own work in RED. Rather than turn it in, work is posted online. In order to maintain enrollment, students must complete these weekly assignments. Following directions is rewarded. Not doing so is penalized.
No late work is accepted without PRIOR approval and parental involvement.
Two absences are allowed each semester without penalty against the lab grade, but school work assigned to be done at home is still due according to the set schedule.
The vital component of the course grade evaluation is following instructions and keeping work organized.
These details and more are covered at the Student & Parent Orientation.
What is expected is given in writing at Orientation and posted on our online platform. Class time is less this year, so this material is not discussed in class. If a parent or student has questions, first refer to packet given and resources on our online platform, then if needed schedule a one-on-one meeting time with the teacher. Our schedule does not allow for time the day of class.
Please click on Orientation for the date set aside for Orientation at TTC and to learn more.
The schedule for the day is posted closer to August, once classes have made, so please plan on having that day available.
This critical meeting establishes the student’s school year & the parents’ role in it.
Once the schedule is set for the day, a reminder and confirmation is sent out to parents in August.
Reminder: We use an online platform for assignments and communication between the teacher and student, so access to a computer and printer are essential to this class.
This will be a great year, so come ready to learn!
Class size: Min. 8 students, max. 14.
Tuition: Due on the 1st, $55/month for 10 months +
Lab Fee: $40 lab fee per semester, due July 1st & December 1st.
Late Fee: Payment is late after the 10th; $10 late fee charged.
Payment Mailing Address:
7327 Root Rd, Spring, TX 77389
(Made to Karen Garza or Revelation Science)
Registration: Please fill out the
& mail with fees, which are outlined on the registration form.
Please do not send the TTC teacher form found on the TTC website.
Payment Options: Please click on Registration