About The Course
The Marine Biology course is a full year Marine Science program. It is
open to 11 and 12 graders with two or more science credits.
The first half of the year the focus is on Oceanography
including history and navigation.
The second half of the year is a focus on Marine Biology. Students will
learn about the various species and adaptions through the phylums. The
students will also set up design and maintian a fish tank
The class is designed to encompass numerous modalities in its learning
Technology is used to enhance the learning experience.
Response cards and Labquest Modules have been used with great
success with our students.
Students are encouraged to be acitve in the issues that concern them.
The classes in the past have adopted 3 whales and a shark. They also
raised funds for the Marine mammal center in California
In 2007 the afterschool ROV program made Yorktown High School the
First New York State public school to compete in NOAA's MATE regional
About The Instructor
20 + years teaching experience.
10+ years at Yorktown High
NYS Teaching Certifications in
Special Education and Biology
NAUI Certified Diver
2007 Toyota Tapaestry Grant for