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Medical Detectives Syllabus

7th/8th Grade Medical Detectives Syllabus for Mr. Fox

 

 Core Concepts:                     

 

 M.D. CAREERS          

 

 VITAL SIGNS         

 

  HUMAN  BODY  

  SYSTEMS          

 

  PATHOGENS  

 

    GENETICS

   

    CRIME SCENE

    INVESTIGATION

foxk@usd385.org                Room #611                  Phone# 316-218-4610

What to Bring Everyday: 

  • Charged Chromebook

  • Spiral Notebook

  • Agenda (online/paper)

  • Pencil/Pen/Highlighter

  • Earbuds/Headphones

Tips for Success:

  • Be prepared to work hard and have fun. 

  • Ask for help if you don’t understand something BEFORE the test.  

  • Complete homework in a timely manner.

  • The more effort you give, the more you will learn. This is definitely a class that is “what you put into it, you will get out of it!”

Expectations

Absent Work: 

  • Look on Mr. Fox’s faculty web page to view the assignments for the week. It is located on the AMS school website under Faculty & Staff, then click on Staff Pages and find Mr. Fox.

Tardiness: 

  • You are to be in the classroom before the bell rings. If you are late, you must have a pass to not be counted tardy. 

Food and Drink: 

  • No food or drink is allowed in the classroom. Water bottles are allowed to remain at student tables, but not during labs.

Google Classroom:

  • You will have assignments and activities that will be completed and submitted in your Google Classroom account, but most of the assignments will be completed in class or as homework.

Homework

  • Homework must be turned in by the end of the day on the due date to not be considered late (unless you have an excused absence.

  • No late work will be accepted after the day of the test or project assessment. Late work will receive a 20% deduction. 

  • All homework is posted on the AMS school website under Faculty & Staff, then click on Staff Pages and find Mr. Fox.

 

                           Grading Scale:

               A            B          C        D         F 

           100-90       80        70       60      59-0

        

  Grading Policy:

        40% = MINOR Grade (practice)

        Class Activities, Labs Lab Notebook, and                                                Daily Assignments     

         60% = MAJOR Grades (assessments)

         Projects, Quizzes and Tests