The framework for the classes is determined by the standards based curriculum developed by the Amphitheater School District. This curriculum has been developed based on the

    Arizona Academic Standards

    and the National Science Education Standards and Common Core standards

    Topics Include: Scientific Method, Ecology, Cells, Genetics, Change over Time, Viruses, Bacteria, Protists, Fungi, Plants, Invertebrates, Vertebrates, Ecology, environment and changes that go along with changes occurring on Earth.


    Problem solving, critical thinking skills with hands on labs are the foundation of this course to spark interests in students.

    The top link is for the SWH lab report format we use for lab reports throughout the year. You may access it at any time.


    I open my door for "tutoring" every morning Monday-Friday at 7:45 unless I have a meeting. I will post a note on my window if I will be out of the classroom.