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Hello my name is Catherine Grasso and I am currently teaching 5 periods of Biology at Culver City High School. I have been teaching science for 18 years and have taught AP Environmental Science, Anatomy and Physiology, and Health.  My favorite part of teaching is observing students as they learn to love and truly understand science.  Although I love all of the sciences my favorite subject is ecology and I am very passionate about environmental science.  
 
In college I earned a BS degree in Biology and Environmental Science before going on to earn a Teaching Credential and Master's Degree in Education.  I worked briefly in the field of Environmental Consulting before I became a teacher. 
 
In my spare time I volunteer with a local animal rescue organization.  I also love to go hiking, to cook, take long walks, and go to the beach.  
 

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Quiz Thursday February 8th

quiz is on everything you have learned in genetics so far.  Study- this is not an easy quiz.  

Final Schedule

Wednesday Dec 20th Period 6, Period 5
Thursday December 21 Period 1, Period 2 
Friday December 22 Period 3, Period 4 

Quiz & Organelle worksheet -Monday December 4 Organelle

Know the cell theory, prokaryotic, eukaryotic cells and organelles. 
Also your organelle worksheet (the cut and paste one) is due Monday before your quiz for a grade.  

Ecology Unit Test!!

Your first big unit test will be Thursday November 9th.  Start studying NOW!  This will cover all material from structure of life through all of ecology.  

Quiz Friday October 28th!

For this quiz study:
The different types of biodiversity, what causes biodiversity loss, invasive species (know facts about each species we studied), understand what a keystone species is and how and why it impacts an ecosystem.  Be able to give examples of the different types of symbiotic relationships.  

Quiz! Monday October 16

Warm up quiz on trophic levels and energy loss - Monday October 16th 

Quiz! Wednesday October 3rd

Study!  The following topics will be included:  Structure of life, ecology vocabulary, food chains and food webs and trophic levels.