Syllabus

Chemistry Syllabus
 
 

Instructor:                  Mrs. Reyna Miles

 Room 105

 956-580-5300 Ext. 1420

 E-mail: rmiles@sharylandisd.org

 

Course Description:

Chemistry is a course in which students will have the opportunity to exert analytical and critical thinking skills by applying their knowledge of chemistry to real life situations. Topics of discussion will include: chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, atomic structure, bonding theories, thermochemistry, periodic properties, solution calculations, gas laws, properties of solids and liquids, solution properties, acids and bases, ionic equations, oxidation-reduction, equilibrium, kinetics, descriptive chemistry of the elements, and nuclear chemistry.

 

Attendance:

Each student must make an effort to attend all classes, any student who misses will be in danger of loosing credit for the class.

                                                                                                                                

Grading Policy:           

                                    Major Work:             60% (Tests, Labs, Projects, Etc.)

                                    Minor Work:             40% (Worksheet, Quizzes, Etc.)

 

Makeup Policy:

Students have 2 calendar days to complete makeup work. If makeup work is not completed by then, the grade will become a ZERO!!!!!!

 

Labs:

Students are expected to behave responsibly and safely during laboratory investigations. Lab reports will be completed and graded for most labs.

 

Basic Classroom Policies:

Every opportunity will be taken to create and provide a positive atmosphere for all students. I believe all students can behave appropriately and I expect no less. I intend to provide the very best education to all students; however I do require each student’s effort and cooperation.

 

Rules:

1. Be on time.             2. Be on task.             3. Be respectful to everyone.                                   4. Be prepared for class.    5. No food, drinks, or gum in the lab.

 

Discipline Policy:  

Students are expected to behave in a proper manner conductive to learning. If students fail to act properly the following actions will be taken. 

  1. Warning                  2. Student /Teacher Conference         3. Parent / Teacher Conference

  1. Referral      

    In cases of severe discipline problems I will skip to step 4. 



    Course Content Schedule: (may be revised if needed during the semester)


  • 1st 9 weeks: Safety and Equipment, Measurements and Calculations, Atoms, Electrons in Atoms, Periodic Table, Nuclear Chemistry, Chemical Bonding
  • 2nd 9 weeks: Nomenclature, Chemical Equations and Reactions, Oxidation/Reduction, Gases, Thermochemistry, Solutions, Solids and Liquids, Acids and Bases 

 

Physics Syllabus

 

 
 
Instructor:                  Mrs. Reyna Miles

 Room 105

 956-580-5300 Ext. 1420

 E-mail: rmiles@sharylandisd.org

 

 

Course Description:

Physics is nothing more than the study of nature; it is rational man’s attempt to understand the universe in which he is situated. During the semester we will discuss physics the topics of kinematics, force& motion, energy, momentum, heat, thermodynamics, light, sound, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism, and modern physics concepts.

 

Attendance:

Each student must make an effort to attend all classes; any student who misses will be in danger of loosing credit for the class.

                                                                                                                                

Grading Policy:                                     

                                    Major Work:             60% (Tests, Labs, Projects, Etc.)

                                    Minor Work:             40% (Worksheet, Quizzes, Etc.)

 

Makeup Policy:

Students have 2 calendar days to complete makeup work.  If makeup work is not completed by then, the grade will become a ZERO!!!!!!

 

Labs:

Students are expected to behave responsibly and safely during laboratory investigations.  Lab reports will be completed and graded for most labs.

 

Basic Classroom Policies:

Every opportunity will be taken to create and provide a positive atmosphere for all students.  I believe all students can behave appropriately and I expect no less.  I intend to provide the very best education to all students; however I do require each student’s effort and cooperation.

 

Rules:

1.  Be on time.             2.  Be on task.             3.  Be respectful to everyone.                                   4.  Be prepared for class.    5.  No food, drinks, or gum in the lab.

 

Discipline Policy:  

Students are expected to behave in a proper manner conductive to learning.  If students fail to act properly the following actions will be taken. 

  1. Warning                  2. Student /Teacher Conference         3. Parent / Teacher Conference

  1. Referral      

    In cases of severe discipline problems I will skip to step 4.  

Course Content Schedule: (may be revised if needed during the semester)

  • 1st 9 weeks: Sig Figs, Accuracy Precision, Equation Solving, Velocity and Acceleration, Newton’s Laws, Static vs. Current Electricity, Circuits, Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy

 

  • 2nd 9 weeks: Mechanical Energy, Momentum, Elastic vs. Inelastic Collisions, Temperature, Specific Heat, Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Waves, Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction, Interference, Resonance, Doppler Effect.

 

Biology Syllabus

 
 

Instructor:                  Mrs. Reyna Miles

 Room 105          

 956-580-5300 Ext. 1420

 E-mail: rmiles@sharylandisd.org

 

Course Description:

Biology is the science that studies living things.  This laboratory-based course focuses on the process of scientific investigation through the study of living things and the world in which we live. 

 

Attendance:

Each student must make an effort to attend all classes; any student who misses will be in danger of loosing credit for the class.

                                                                                                                                

Grading Policy:           

                                    Major Work:             60% (Tests, Labs, Projects, Etc.)

                                    Minor Work:             40% (Worksheet, Quizzes, Etc.)

 

Makeup Policy:

Students have 2 calendar days to complete makeup work.  If makeup work is not completed by then, the grade will become a ZERO!!!!!!

 

Labs:

Students are expected to behave responsibly and safely during laboratory investigations.  Lab reports will be completed and graded for most labs.

 

Basic Classroom Policies:

Every opportunity will be taken to create and provide a positive atmosphere for all students.  I believe all students can behave appropriately and I expect no less.  I intend to provide the very best education to all students; however I do require each student’s effort and cooperation.

 

Rules:

1.  Be on time.             2.  Be on task.             3.  Be respectful to everyone.                                   4.  Be prepared for class.    5.  No food, drinks, or gum in the lab.

 

Discipline Policy:  

Students are expected to behave in a proper manner conductive to learning.  If students fail to act properly the following actions will be taken. 

  1. Warning                  2. Student /Teacher Conference         3. Parent / Teacher Conference

  1. Referral      

    In cases of severe discipline problems I will skip to step 4. 



    Course Content Schedule: (may be revised if needed during the semester)


  • 1st 9 weeks: Safety and Equipment, Measurements and Calculations, Biochemistry, Cellular Processes, Genetics Patterns of Inheritance, Molecular Genetics-DNA, Evolution, Ecology
  • 2nd 9 weeks: Ecology, Viruses & Bacteria, Protists, Fungi, Plants, Animals, Organ Systems