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Responsible Adulthood / United States History

Welcome to United States History!

I know you are wondering why we need to study events that happened so long ago.  How do they affect me?  I will tell you when we study these events we allow ourselves a better understanding of why somethings happened the way they did.  We then learn from our mistakes.  In others words, we need to know where we have been to know where it is we want to go.

In this class, you will learn about the important people and events that helped to shape the history of the United States.

 In this course there will be ten primary units of study:

  1. Three Worlds Meet:  Beginnings to 1607.
  2. Colonization and Settlement
  3. Revolution and the New Nation
  4. Expansion and Reform:  1816-1850
  5. Civil War and Reconstruction:  1850-1877
  6. Development of Industrial America
  7. The Emergence of Modern America:  1898-1929
  8. Depression and World War II:  1930-1945
  9. Postwar United States:  1946-1968
  10. Contemporary United States:  1968 to Present


Exploring Biological Environments/Biology


Welcome to our Biology class!

Science touches our lives everyday, in every place - home, school, and even work. 

Biology is the study of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, identification and taxonomy.  The study of Biology includes Botany, Zoology, and Ecology.

In this course there will be six primary units of study:

1.  The Basics of Life

2.  The Variety of Life

3.  The Plant Kingdom

4.  The Animal Kingdom

5.  Ecology

6.  The Human Body