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Ms. Lehman's Science Classes

Contact Information: 

1.     email at lehmane@hopewellarea.org

2.     Phone number:  724-375-6691 ext.4212

Biography information:

       B.S. in Zoology, The Ohio State University                                                       Secondary certifications, Geneva College, Biology and General Science                Master's Degree in Special Education, Geneva College.


                Grading policies:

1.      Homework:  Assignments may or may not be collected and graded.

2.      ALL HOMEWORK IS POSTED ON THE BOARD DAILY.

3.      Quizzes and tests:  All tests will be announced.  Quizzes may be 
           unannounced.

4.      Notebooks:  Students are required to keep notes in a three ring notebook and
           these may be collected at the end of the nine weeks period and checked for 
           completeness.

5.      Participation points:  participation points for attendance, materials, 
          participation in classroom activities may be awarded.

6.      Projects and labs:  Various projects may be assigned during the year.  Failure
          to complete the projects will result in a lower nine week grade 
          and  may result in failure of the course.

7.      Extra credit:  There is no extra credit assignment available at the end of the
          grading period to raise grades.  DO NOT COUNT ON IT!

 Classroom rules and Expectations:

1.      HALL PASS:  may be used before class starts and only for an 
          emergency during class, remember:  I DO NOT TEACH IN THE
          BATHROOM!!

2.     CHEATING:  do not do it!  If you choose to do it both you and the 
          person who allowed it will get a zero (0) for the assignment (remember, 
          copying someone else’s homework is cheating!)

3.      ABSENCES:  It is the student’s responsibility to obtain the work they 
          missed. 

If you are absent:

·        It is your responsibility to get your work or assignments

·        You get 1 day to turn in your work for every day out (if absent 2
        days you have 2 days from the date of return to turn in work or it is
        considered late)

·        Any work NOT turned in on time will be counted as a  “0”

·        If you leave school before science or come in after science
        assignments must still be turned in that day and you MUST get   
        any  homework assignment…YOU WERE IN SCHOOL THIS
        DAY!!!!!!

Late assignments

·      Work turned in 1 day late MAY be accepted and graded for partial
          credit

·          If work is due at the start of class, once I begin to teach…it is late!

4.      CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS / CONSEQUENCES:  The student 
           is expected to have all materials in the classroom when the bell rings. 
           This includes book, notebook, pencil/pen and completed 
           homework. Classroom rules are:

1.      Listen and follow directions the FIRST time.

2.      Raise hand to speak and use appropriate language.  Listen while
       others speak

3.      Show respect for self, others and equipment.

When there is a problem with a student,the parent may be contacted if classroom interventions do not address the issue.  These interventions include:

1.      redirection and/or student conference

2.      change of seat assignment

3.      detention

4.      office discipline

 

Course Syllabus:

           7th Grade Academic                         7th Grade Honors

 Scientific Method & Metrics  Scientific Method, Metrics & Science Fair
 Classification  Classification
 Cell Structure and Function  Cell Structure and Function
 Heredity and Genetics and Adaptations   Heredity and Genetics and Adaptations
 Astronomy   Astronomy
 

HONORS SCIENCE - See links on side menu for science fair information

    


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