• To Do Before the First Day of School

    Accept the invite in your email to the Google Classroom. If you don't see an invite, please email me,  jcorsetti@bisd303.org .

    Review the course syllabus.

    Make sure you have the following school supplies:

    • One, 1-inch binder, dedicated to Biology, that will stay in the classroom 
    • 3x5 notecards
    • College ruled notebook paper
    • Graph paper
    • Pencil, eraser, and a pen
    • Colored pens or markers
    • A scientific calculator that is NOT your phone
    • A charged Chromebook or similar device with a functional camera, speaker, and microphone (bring a charger as well!)
    • A backpack, briefcase, or something similar in which to keep these supplies.


    Ocean Literacy Principles 

    1.   Earth has one big ocean with many features.
    2.   The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth.
    3.   The ocean is a major influence on weather and climate.
    4.   The ocean makes Earth habitable.
    5.   The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.
    6.   The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.
    7.   The ocean is largely unexplored.

    source: The Ocean Literacy Guide , version 3.1, May 2021, National Marine Educators Association