Biology 30 Calgary North Diploma Prep

Biology 30 North Calgary


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Instructor: Kris Biegler

Price: $115 prepaid OR $125 pay at the door

Location: SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre

FLEX – Each class runs twice. They are identical. Choose the A or B option for any flex class to make your own schedule.

Course Schedule (4 classes/16 hours)

Class Date Location Teacher
Class 1 A - Thursday June 14 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MB 202 Kris Beigler
B - Saturday June 16 9:00 am - 1:00 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MB 223 Ioan Matthews
Class 2 A - Sunday June 17 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MC 317 Ioan Matthews
B - Tuesday June 19 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MB 223 Kris Biegler
Class 3 A - Wednesday June 20 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MC 317 Kris Biegler
B - Saturday June 23 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MB 202 Ioan Matthews
Class 4 A - Sunday June 24 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MB 202 Kris Biegler
B - Monday June 25 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MB 202 Ioan Matthews

Optional Q&A: Sunday June 24th 4:00pm – 6:00pm SAIT MB 210. Get help from our entire team.

Topic Timeline

Class Topic Covered
Class 1 Homeostasis - Endocrine System
Homeostasis - Nervous System
Reproduction - Male Reproductive System
Class 2 Reproduction - Female Reproductive System
Hormones of pregnancy and parturition, reproductive technologies
Mitosis / Meiosis
DNA replication, Transcription, Translation, Mutations
Class 3 Finish DNA unit
Mendellian Inheritance and Pedigrees
Begin Populations with a focus on Hardy Weinberg
Class 4 Populations
Questions from the class to review certain units of their choice
Course review questions from all units

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Instructor: Dave Gowans

Price: $115 prepaid OR $125 pay at the door

Location: SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre

Course Schedule

Class Date Location Teacher
Class 1 Friday June 22 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MC 317 Dave Gowans
Class 2 Saturday June 23 10:00 am - 4:00 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MC 317 Dave Gowans
Class 3 Sunday June 24 10:00 am - 3:30 pm SAIT Polytechnic - Stan Grad Centre MC 317 Dave Gowans

Optional Q&A: Sunday June 24th 4:00pm – 6:00pm SAIT MB 210. Get help from our entire team.

Topic Timeline

Class Topic Covered
Class 1 Homeostasis - Endocrine System
Homeostasis - Nervous System
Reproduction - Male Reproductive System
Class 2 Reproduction - Female Reproductive System
Hormones of pregnancy and partuition, reproductive technologies
Mitosis / Meiosis
DNA replication, Transcription, Translation
Class 3 Continue Transcription, Translation and Mutations
Mendellian Inheritance and Pedigrees
Populations with a focus on Hardy Weinberg
Continue Populations
Questions from the class to review certain units of their choice
Course review questions from all units

Dave Gowans
B.Ed, University of Lethbridge
B.Sc, University of Lethbridge
Masters – Environmental Science, McGill
Calgary High School Teacher - 23 years

Dave is arguably one of the most popular RTD instructors because of his enthusiasm and passion for teaching Biology. He prides himself on knowing the curriculum and diploma style questions very well, and works extensively in the review classes to break down questions to increase student success and confidence. Dave was extensively involved with Alberta Learning in many roles including a former supervisor and group leader of the written section. Dave has also been part of the item writing / exam validation committees for many years as well.

Dave knows the Biology diploma and often receives emails back from participants in his course to Thank him for their confidence going into the exam and how their marks increased – sometimes even by upwards of 30%. Dave’s course always fills – register early!

Dave has also recently been the head science consultant for his district, a testament to his skills in the classroom and diverse curriculum knowledge. Dave is one of the originals with RTD Learning and continues to bring his enthusiasm and knowledge to each class. When not hard at work Dave is an avid fly fisherman and coaching his sons’ football and soccer teams.

Kris Biegler
B.Sc (Zoology), B.Ed (University of Calgary)
CBE (National Sport School – 19 yrs)

Been involved in Alberta Ed (17 yrs) as head Marker, Field Test Writer, Diploma Review Committees

Beloved by her students, Kris brings a tremendous amount of expertise to her Biology review. An instructor at National Sport school working with students committed to training in Olympic sports, she knows how motivate and inspire students within restricted time frames. Her reviews from her students always speak of her extensive knowledge of biology and of the diploma exam and her high energy.

When not in the classroom she can be found with her 3 young sons in xc skiing, gymnastics and outdoor pursuits. Kris is an avid runner herself and participates in soldiers of fitness program, challenge courses and her newest pursuit body sculpting.

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