Biology 30 Calgary South

Biology 30 South Calgary



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SEE OUR BIOLOGY OPTIONS BELOW. They are taught by the best instructors, who will make sure you are prepared for any question on the exam. All our courses offer the opportunity for one-on-one instruction, so it’s like having your own bio tutor.
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Instructor: Roshane Seneviratne and Miranda Micic

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

Location: Acadia Rec Complex

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 Acadia RC hall  Roshane Seneviratne
B - Saturday June 16 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Acadia RC hall  Miranda Micic
Class 2 A - Sunday June 17 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm Acadia RC hall  Miranda Micic
B - Monday June 18 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Acadia RC hall  Roshane Seneviratne
Class 3 A - Tuesday June 19 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Acadia RC hall  Miranda Micic
B - Thursday June 21 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Acadia RC hall  Roshane Seneviratne
Class 4 A - Sunday June 24 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Acadia RC hall  Miranda Micic
B - Monday June 25 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Acadia RC hall  Roshane Seneviratne

Optional Q&A: Monday June 25th 8:00pm – 9:30pm Acadia Rec Complex. 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 Continue Populations

SEATS AVALABLE

Instructor: Ioan Matthews

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

Location: Acadia Rec Complex

Course Schedule (3 classes/16 hours)

Class Date Location Teacher
Class 1 Friday June 22 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Acadia RC hall  Ioan Matthews
Class 2 Saturday June 23 9:30 am - 2:45 pm Acadia RC hall  Ioan Matthews
Class 3 Sunday June 24 9:30 am - 3:45 pm Acadia RC hall  Ioan Matthews

Optional Q&A: Monday June 25th 8:00pm – 9:30pm Acadia Rec Complex. 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

Roshane Seneviratne

Roshane Seneviratne, Ms S to her students, has 22 years of teaching experience in the biological sciences. She is a graduate of the University of Calgary with a BSc (CMMBI and BChem) and BEd degree. She has been a Biology teacher at Bishop O’Byrne since 2004 and, in particular, has been teaching the IB Biology program since 2008. Roshane truly enjoys teaching biology, bringing her enthusiasm to the subject matter. In the past she was a diploma exam marker and has much experience with preparing students for the diploma exam.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs, hiking, yoga and working out in the gym. In the summer she looks forward to spending time gardening and growing vegetables, in particular sprouting seeds this year!

Ioan Matthews

Ioan Matthews has over 16 years teaching experience in the sciences and has a real passion for teaching biology. He received his B. ED and B. SC at the University of Calgary. Currently Ioan teaches biology at Springbank Community High School in Calgary. In recent years he has been involved in item writing and review sessions for the Biology Diploma exams and thoroughly enjoys doing the diploma prep course for RTD. In the summer months Ioan looks forward to golfing and fishing with his two boys.

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