Syllabus

Instructors: Mr. Chris Showalter Mrs. Trecia Neal
Phone: 678-874-7135 678-874-7139
Email: chris.showalter@fernbank.edu t.neal@fernbank.edu
Room: FSC Bird Room  

DAILY SCHEDULE

Day One: Introduction; Natural Selection; ID Review
Day Two: Hominid Lab; Taxonomy; Vertebrate Mysteries; MAPS Bird Banding
Day Three: *Bird Banding; Vertebrate Homework Due
Day Four: Quiz; Characteristics Lab
Day Five: *Lullwater Park Field Trip;
Day Six: Identification Test; Amphibians (Bio-indicators); *Amphibian Sampling Lab
*Indicates Outdoor Activities

OBJECTIVES

Following this six-day program, you will be able to:

GRADING SYSTEM

Your grade will be determined according to the following:

Assignment Total Points Assignment Total Points
Vertebrate I.D. Test (S) 100 pts Characteristics Lab (GP) 100 pts
Hominid Lab (GP) 100 pts Field Walk Checklist (ADL) 50 pts
Unit Test (S) 50 pts Bio-indicator Lab (GP) 100 pts
Vertebrate Chart Hmwk (GP) 50 pts Bird Banding (ADL) 50 pts

S–Summative; GP-Guided Practice; ADL-Assessment During Learning

Reminders – there will be NO late work accepted without an excused absence from the STT office. Cheating will not be tolerated and will earn all parties involved automatic zeros. *Please wear appropriate clothing for outdoor activities.