Dr. John D. Karna



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Dr. John D. Karna



I hope everyone is doing well and that each and everyone one of you is safe.


Here is my google classroom code - I will have some work/enrichment/assignments posted by March 24 morning.

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As of right now this webpage will be a source of communication and teaching enrichment for each and everyone one of you.   I will send out an email to inform you of the google classroom code.

My initial plan for instruction is to post several links for media enrichment on various biochemistry topics.  As the days progress, links to notesets, powerpoints of our textbook, and possibly a research project, which I refer to as the "Capstone" project (more details later). 

I plan to have one week of material posted by Thursday morning this week.  Until then, feel free to email me with questions or comments at jkarna@amphi.com


Amphitheater High School

Email: jkarna@amphi.com

Degrees and Certifications

M.S. Ph.D. University of Washington

J.D. Seattle University

Th.D. Seminario Convenio de la Fe

Arizona Department of Education Chemistry

Welcome and Aloha

Thank you for being my student! I am thrilled to be at AHS.

Chemistry teaching experience

University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, University of Maine, El Colegio de la Frontera, Glendale Community College, Phoenix Community College, Pima Community College, and Tucson High School

Why I am committed to AHS

Principal Lansa, who gave me this great opportunity.

Defining Moment in Education

Dr. Kyosti V. Sarkanen, my Ph.D. advisor, would often say to me, "John, teach young people because they will keep you young."

Hobbies and Interests