Welcome!

Phone: 303-646-8157

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

BS Zoology - Colorado State University MAT Integrated Natural Sciences - The Colorado College Colorado 7-12 Science and Middle School

Ms. Wyatt

I am a Colorado native and in my fourth decade as an education professional.  I am amazed at the rich variety of opportuties at Elizabeth High School and am very excited to be a contributor!  I love to quilt, read, do puzzles, knit, bake, and ride horses.  I am committed to helping each student earn the grade that he or she wants to earn.  Don't be afraid to come ask for help when you need it!

I have posted a link to my Google Site which is where I have posted lesson plans, warm up questions, and the syllabus for each course.  The link is at the bottom left part of this webpage. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  The best way to reach me is by email at cwyatt@esdk12.org.

  • 2021-2022 Science Supply List 

    Regular Physical Science and Environmental Science

    • Chromebook compatible earbuds
    • 1 - 70 page, 3-hole punched, 8.5 x 11 inch Spiral Notebook (no bound composition books or sectioned spirals, please)
    • 1 - 2” Binder to be used only for Science
    • 3 Binder Dividers (labeled: Notes, Progressive Quizzes, Assignments)
    • Lined Binder Paper
    • Pencils
    • Dark Blue or Black Ink Pens
    • 3 Plastic Page Protectors
    • Inexpensive Calculator ($20 or less, fit in pencil bag) - Physical Science only
    • 1 pair of Chemical Splash Anti-Fog Goggles - The goggles suggested in the link below are low-priced yet high-quality anti-fog goggles.  Students will be able to use these goggles for all of their future high school science classes and college science classes.  Safety glasses or motorcross goggles do not provide sufficent protection.  https://www.homesciencetools.com/product/chemical-safety-goggles-anti-fog-adult/#description-anchor
    • 1 - Box of Facial Tissues to donate to classroom - optional and appreciated!

    Conceptual Biology

    • Chromebook compatible earbuds
    • Pencils
    • Dark blue or black ink pens
    • 1 - Box of Facial Tissues to donate to classroom - optional and appreciated!
  • Homework/Classwork Expectations and Routines

    • The course guide states the expected homework for both Regular Physical Science and Environmental Science is 50 minutes per week.  The homework is to study 10 minutes per night (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) as the brain learns best with short frequent study sessions.  
    • Studying should have an output such as recopying notes, typing notes, making and using flashcards, making a concept map, etc.  Reading your notes has been shown to be the least effective way to study.  Make that 10 minutes count!
    • Weekly maintenance of a planner is required and is a weekly grade, it will not be accepted after Friday.
    • Your journal is due on Monday or Tuesday as soon as we finish going over the warm ups.
    • Every Thursday or Friday, you will take a progressive quiz which will cover all the notes for the semester.
    • Notes Quizzes will be given the next day that we have class after the notes are given.  
    • When grades are entered into Infinite Campus, a “Missing” will be entered if there is no grade for the assignment.  Excused absence policy will be followed for accepting make up work.  Late work will only be accepted for 1 week, after which the grade will be a zero.

       

      Remote Learning Expectations

    • Check the Google Classroom Stream for a daily agenda (may be a post or an attachment).  Supporting handouts and notes videos will be attached or have a link provided.
    • Warm ups will be posted on Ms. Wyatt’s Science Classroom Google Site.
    • No quizzes or tests will be given remotely.
    • School policy for absences will be followed, however, students who are quarantining but not sick should be keeping up the best they can from home.  For absences longer than 1 week, I will communicate with the student on how work will be turned in.  Otherwise, when you come to school, please be prepared to turn work in and to take quizzes or tests.
    • Communicate promptly if you are having technology problems, BEFORE the due date.
    • Respond to teacher emails or phone calls within 24 hours (excepting week-ends), the intention of these contacts is so that I can check on you and help you if you need help!
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    What to Do If You Don’t Like Your Grade

    1. Turn in missing work (check Infinite Campus to find out what you are missing).
    2. Retake online or written quizzes (not progressive quizzes).  Come in to Ms. Wyatt’s room before or after school or during homeroom and study with an output for 20 minutes.  You may split the time over several days but you may not take the quiz until the day after studying is finished.  The quizzes for each unit must be retaken by the day of the unit test. You will receive the last grade earned for the quiz.
    3. Study your notes every day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) with an output for 10 minutes.  Amazingly enough, it really does help you do better on regular quizzes, online quizzes, progressive quizzes, tests, and the final!  Consistency is the key to maintain the effectiveness of short yet frequent review sessions.
    4. If you are feeling overwhelmed, come talk to me.  We may be able to work out a plan to help you meet your goals.  Please realize you will be less likely to develop a successful plan if you wait until the last few weeks of the semester because there won't be enough time to implement a reasonable plan.
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